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Renfro Copper Sole Socks

Renfro Copper Sole Socks

Copper Sole socks will soon be available at Sears and Amazon.  Copper Sole is constructed with EPA-registered Cupron® AntiFungal enhanced fibers that kill 99.9% of Athlete’s Foot fungus right on the sock.  The unique fibers woven into Cooper Sole socks kills odor-causing bacteria on the sock  and is shown to improve skin appearance and skin softness. Cupron technology was used in socks to help ...[Read More]

United Fund Meets Elusive Goal

United Fund Meets Elusive Goal

The below article was featured in the Mount Airy News by Tom Joyce. United Fund of Surry officials stand beside a thermometer signifying its successful 2015-2016 fundraising campaign of $450,000. Pictured, from left, are Dale Draughn, a member of the United Fund’s board of directors; Catrina Alexander, who chaired this year’s campaign; Executive Director Christina Plitt; and Ron Sutphin Jr., bo ...[Read More]

Renfro Receives Hohenstein Institute’s “Confidence in Textiles” Label and Certification

Renfro Receives Hohenstein Institute’s “Confidence in Textiles” Label and Certification

Renfro Corporation has received authorization to use the Oeko-Tex © mark on its compression hosiery because they were shown to be “skin friendly” after rigorous Oeko-Tex Standard 100© testing at the Hohenstein Institute in Germany. Renfro is able to use the sought-after label “Confidence in Textiles” on its products, assuring consumers that the socks contain no harmful substances. Renfro’s comp ...[Read More]

County BOB Teams Make Real World Connections

By David Broyles Mt. Airy News, The (NC) September 11, 2014 Battle of the Books (BOB) Teams from Rockford, Dobson, and Copeland teamed up on a first-of-a-kind field trip to help students make real world connections Wednesday as they talked with pilots Mark and Jenette Hege at the Mount Airy-Surry County Airport. Students Mariela Trejo (left) and Grace Harrison appeared pleased to take thei ...[Read More]

U.S. Marine Corps Honors Renfro; Flag Now Flying High at Local Plant

U.S. Marine Corps Honors Renfro; Flag Now Flying High at Local Plant

By Christy Armstrong Cleveland Daily Banner June 18, 2013 An American flag given to Renfro Corporation by the U.S. Marine Corps in thanks for a donation of its products to a nonprofit organization called Socks for Heroes flies outside Cleveland’s Renfro facility. Banner photo, Christy Armstrong The Cleveland Renfro Corporation plant, along with the company’s four other facilities and corpo ...[Read More]

City recognizes Renfro Corporation

By Tom Joyce Mount Airy News August 29, 2012 Bud Kilby, the president and CEO of Renfro Corp., is shown during a recent Mount Airy Board of Commissioners meeting when the company received a certificate of appreciation from Mayor Deborah Cochran. This was part of an ongoing program in which city officials recognize older local businesses. Renfro, a market leader in the sock industry, was found ...[Read More]

Socking it to Unhealthy Lifestyles

Socking it to Unhealthy Lifestyles

by Monte Mitchell | Journal Reporter Winston-Salem Journal June 5, 2012 Edition: Daily Sharon Flippin lost 35 pounds this past year by exercising at work at Renfro Corp., the world's largest manufacturer of socks. Flippin, a software documentation specialist, typically walks a mile each morning and each afternoon on the indoor track marked on the floor of a warehouse area inside the company' ...[Read More]

Renfro Corporation Donates 6,000 Pairs of Socks to Help Charlotte Homeless

Renfro Corporation Donates 6,000 Pairs of Socks to Help Charlotte Homeless

CHARLOTTE, NC – Homeless and underserved men, women and children in the Greater Charlotte area will be a little warmer and their feet a little more comfortable, thanks to a Renfro Corporation donation pledge of 6,000 pairs of socks to the HandsNFeet Foundation. “We applaud the generosity and caring of Renfro Corporation with their 2012 pledge to donate 6,000 pairs of men’s, women’s and children ...[Read More]

The Big Dance Is a Sock Hop

The Big Dance Is a Sock Hop

By Ben Cohen The Wall Street Journal Updated March 16, 2012 College-basketball players have long used March Madness to flaunt the sport's latest fashion trends. But baggy shorts, under-the-jersey T-shirts and Allen Iverson-inspired arm sleeves have all been done before. Syracuse's Dion Waiters wasn't the only one with flashy socks at last week's Big East tournament in Madison Square Garden ...[Read More]