2018 – Gildan – What’s New!

It’s that time of year that we can reveal our manufacturers product ranges for 2018. First up is Gildan. Other brands coming soon:

In 2017 Gildan made 17 Short Sleeve T-shirts and they have a good spread, from  a 160 gram per square meter Ring-spun fabric, to the 205 G/SqM Ultra T.  We at PAG sell them all, from Performance fabric to V-neck to Ladies to Ring-spun. Of those 17 styles, we do significant volume on 6 Gildan short Sleeve T-shirt styles – So please – no more – surely the bases are covered???? Surely ……

2018…just one more….but what a beauty! I can’t resist an easy pun –  they have absolutely nailed it with number 18!

The GH000 HAMMER T-shirt

Comes in 15 Colours and *every colour* is made from Small to 5XL (120 SKUs!) It is a generous fitting shirt; the chest and arms are identical to the Classic Fit   Ultra T and Heavy Ts but the Hammer has a little longer body, half an inch longer. We have been getting requests for a longer body T-shirt and whilst the Anvil Long and Lean T is an option,it is really different style, cost more and not made in so many colours.

Fabric is  203 G/SqM *Combed & Ring-spun* (= SUPER SOFT but the heavy fabric also makes it wash and wear better than any other ring-spun shirt.) with a  Seamless *non*-top-stitched 2.3 cms collar – (A really, really, lovely, visually smooth neck.) It is the Goldilocks of t-shirt necks – just right !


New Hammer T in Black - the perfect neck
Seamless non top-stitched neck of the Hammer T and the Twin needle top-stitched Softstyle

Hammer T with Tear Away Tag         Available from Mid December!

We think this will be really popular with the own brand folk that demand a good quality shirt but also need a competitive price.

GH400 Long Sleeve Hammer

Yes, the Hammer comes with long sleeves too. 8 Colours are available Small to 5XL. We see this a pretty close competition for the Ultra Long sleeve. We hear stock has been hard to get in the Ultra Long sleeve from some MSD’s (Main Stream Distributors 🙂 But we have been stocking and selling all year long ! Out of stock = FAKE News!!

The Long Sleeve Hammer has cuffs and looks really good too!

Stock available from January.

G46200 Performance Vest

A Vest or Singlet, made from the 159 G/SqM & 100% polyester filament jersey knit fabric. Filament fibres are long, very long, have very little twist and so they create a smooth shinny fabric.


Available in 6 Colours with Safety Green and Sport Royal becoming available near the end of December. It is worth mentioning the nice racer back cut, as per the below.

Stock Available from January.


G46500 Performance Hooded T-shirt

Same fabric as the performance vest but a hooded T-shirt. No drawstring & a pouch pocket.

Available in 5 Colours from Small to 3XL. We are expecting stock in February.

And Yeah…a few more colours and sizes in some of the existing products. The 64000 Softstyle gets 9 more colours in size 3XL for example. The total EU SKU count is just shy of 5000 – Wow!

As always – if you need more information just get in touch Or post a comment below.

Disclaimer PAG  was established in 1969. We distribute clothing and therefore do have a little bias – but we also have a lot of experience, a reputation for honesty and product knowledge. We hope the honest knowledge bit comes over strongly and always try to keep our bias in check!





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