Fruhauf Uniforms in Wichita survived the 1918 pandemic, the Great Depression and more recent recessions. And now, with the pandemic, it’s again finding its way through a difficult time.
The family-owned company produces high-end marching band uniforms and school banners for high schools and colleges nationwide. Business is good, but not where it should be: Fruhauf is projecting a 20% loss in sales this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Right now, our volume is down considerably from where we should be,” said co-owner Kenny Fruhauf. “But we were able to keep everybody working five days a week.”