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Smartwool Socks for Alpine Climbers

Smartwool Socks for Alpine Climbers

Conrad Anker is the most successful U.S. mountaineer climbing today, with more than 40 international expeditions on his resume and scores of first ascents to his name. Even at 53 years old, he puts up four or five new routes each year. He survived an avalanche in 1999 attempting to ski Shishapangma in Tibet while his best friend Alex Lowe and cameraman David Bridges were killed. Climbing the most ...[Read More]

Renfro and Quantcast provide socks to San Francisco based St. Anthony’s

Renfro and Quantcast provide socks to San Francisco based St. Anthony’s

Renfro Corporation teamed up with San Francisco based Quantcast, an ecommerce partner, to provide socks to St. Anthony’s. The St. Anthony’s organization provides essential support to San Franciscans living in poverty. They noted a higher need for men’s socks during the holiday season and in response the two organizations provided 720 pairs of Fruit of the Loom socks. St. Anthony’s serves 2,4 ...[Read More]

Iconic American Brand Announces International Expansion: Launches In Japan, Increases European Footprint And E-Commerce

Iconic American Brand Announces International Expansion: Launches In Japan, Increases European Footprint And E-Commerce

NEW YORK, NY – Dean Norman, President of Hot Sox, the pioneering novelty footwear label, announces the brand’s expansion plans for Fall 2016. Business developments include entry into the Japanese market, an increased retail presence in Europe, and new stand-alone e-commerce platform for the entire range of men’s and women’s socks. Norman comments on the company’s plans, “With the addition of me ...[Read More]

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]

Renfro Corporation Announces Licensing Agreement With New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc.

Renfro Corporation Announces Licensing Agreement With New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc.

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. – Renfro Corporation, a global leader in the hosiery industry, announced today that it has become the official U.S. and Canadian licensee for New Balance socks, effective this month. The licensing agreement enables Renfro to design, manufacture and market new lines of New Balance socks as well as manufacture the brand’s current lines. “We are pleased that our new license ...[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]

Renfro Corporation Receives Flags From U.S. Marine Corps

MOUNT AIRY, NC – Renfro Corporation, a global leader in the legwear industry, recently received, as a gift from the U.S. Marine Corps, two flags previously flown over the U.S. National Support Element in Kabul, Afghanistan. The flags, as well as two certificates of appreciation, were signed by Major General Lawrence D. Nicholson, Deputy Chief of Staff of Joint Operations for the North Atlantic Tre ...[Read More]

Renfro Introduces Blister-Fighting Socks

Renfro Introduces Blister-Fighting Socks

By Richard Craver Winston-Salem Journal March 16, 2013 MOUNT AIRY -- Renfro Corp., a sock manufacturer based in Mount Airy, has introduced a specialty sports stock that aims to reduce blisters and provide compression support for the ankle and arch. The company is selling the Spalding Athletic Socks exclusively online for $10 a pair at  www.spaldingathleticsocks.com. Renfro said the sock ...[Read More]

Copper Sole, Socks for Heroes Partner to Help Soldiers in Afghanistan

Copper Sole, Socks for Heroes Partner to Help Soldiers in Afghanistan

“Clean socks are as important as food and ammunition to an infantryman,” said Jim Hogan, who with his wife Carla started the Socks for Heroes program in 2011 to help provide a much0needed item to Marines stationed in Afghanistan. Through donations from such companies as Renfro Corporation, they have shipped 128,000 pairs of socks to Marines and Soldiers in Afghanistan. “Clean socks are as importa ...[Read More]