About Us

Since 1976 GEM SCHOOLWEAR has been a pioneer in school uniforms,
offering exceptional customer service, innovative styles, and products
that are unmatched in comfort, durability and presentation.
 
Our products are designed and stitched to ensure function, comfort and good taste.
 
From hats to shoes, GEM SCHOOLWEAR uniforms are designed to adapt to growing bodies
and tested to withstand the rigors of active children and young adults.
 
Our goal is to make shopping for school uniforms easy and efficient.
 
GEM SCHOOLWEAR representatives work closely with schools nationwide
to develop and service all your uniform needs.
 
If you have questions about GEM SCHOOLWEAR, or interested in learning more about our products and service, please contact us.
 
We look forward to working with you and meeting all your school uniform needs.

 


 

Sport & corporate is our successfull label branding  appearing on all of our corporatewear items


 

Gem sport is our successfull sports wear label branding  appearing on all of our sports items

 

Timeline

1968

 

  GEM SCHOOLWEAR STARTED AS A GENERAL DEALER TRADING AS GEM  WHOLESALERS.

 

1976

 

  WE SOLD OUR FIRST UNIFORM

 

1983

 

  WE MANUFACTURED OUR FIRST UNIFORM

 

1986

 

  WE SOLD OUR FIRST UNIFORM TO MODEL C SCHOOLS. i.e. CLIFTON

 

1991

 

  IN DECEMBER GEM SCHOOLWEAR MOVED BACK TO ITS NEWLY REVAMPED HEAD OFFICE AT 369 PINE STREET

 

1992

 

  DUE TO THE EVER INCREASING DEMAND, OUR MANUFACTURING DIVISION GREW,  WHICH SUBSIQUENTLY LED TO THE ESTABLISHING OF OUR OWN MANUFACTURING COMPANY CALLED SCHOOLGEAR C.C. COMPRISING OF 15 STAFF

 

1996

 

  NOVEMBER - THE OPENING OF OUR ONLY BRANCH, LITTLEGEM SCHOOLWEAR, A RETAIL STORE SITUATED IN THE OVERPORT AREA.

 

2000

 

  ANOTHER MILESTONE WAS REACHED WITH THE OPENING OF ANOTHER FACTORY WHICH MANUFACTURES BLAZERS, SPORTS WEAR, SAFARI'S AND UNIFORMS.


2007

 

  OUR MANUFACTURING DIVISIONS EMPLOY APPROXIMATELY 100 EMPLOYEES PRODUCING IN THE EXCESS OF 40,000 GARMENTS PER MONTH. BOTH OUR HEAD OFFICE AND BRANCH EMPLOY APPROXIMATELY 280 STAFF DURING PEAK SEASON  AND 90 STAFF DURING THE OFF PEAK SEASON.