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“About Us” The Phelps Story

HELPFUL | SOLUTION ORIENTED | TRANSPARENT

Phelps is known throughout Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin and beyond for it’s high-quality industrial garments and products. We hold ourselves to the highest standards in the industry, and as a family-owned business, we understand the importance of integrity, reliability and transparency. We believe that businesses that are branded, clean, and uniform create an atmosphere where customers want to return. We help business owners by creating a branded and clean atmosphere through uniform services, facility stocking, PPE, customer apparel and promotional items.

OUTFITTING YOUR COMPANY

STOCKING YOUR WORKPLACE

SHOWCASING YOUR BRAND


Where it all started?

In 1981, Mike and Jerry Phelps founded the company. In just over a decade they outgrew their first building and moved on to a new facility.

Copyright @ Muscatine Journal | July 9, 1998

2005, Jerry retired and Mike purchased his brother’s portion of the business and become the sole owner.

2006, Phelps was one of the first to integrate RFID tracking in all garments and mats. They introduced, Chip. You can still see the mascot’s friendly face on many of our trucks – reminding customers of the accuracy we provide!

Chip

2013, Moved into our current and newest facility- doubling the size of their operation capacity.

2019, Phelps grew to over 100 employees and with multiple depot locations (Spring Valley, Des Moines, Dubuque).

2020, The next generation of Phelps brothers – Dustin and Luke became co-owners in the family business.

2022, Three new washing machines are installed to our newly renovated wash floor and an updated RFID system is implemented. Our Green Initiative begins!

THE PHELPS BUSINESS AND FAMILY CONTINUE TO GROW AT AN EXPONENTIAL RATE.

STAY TUNED, THERE’S MORE TO COME SOON!


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