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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 wit ...[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. “Officials in Washington who seem hard-pressed to solve the nation’s financial woes might find some solutions in Surry County, where the United Fund has met its annual community fundraising goal. And it has done so for the first time in four years. “I am really thrilled,” said Catrina Alexander, who chaired the 2015-2016 Uni ...[Read More]

Chicago Cubs Catcher, David Ross donates New Balance socks to homeless shelter for Giving Tuesday

Chicago Cubs Catcher, David Ross donates New Balance socks to homeless shelter for Giving Tuesday

Check out this Twitter post from Chicago Cubs Major League Baseball Catcher, David Ross (@D_Ross3), who donated 500 packages of New Balance socks to a homeless shelter in Tallahassee, Florida for Giving Tuesday. New Balance socks are manufactured by Renfro Corporation.

Renfro Corporation is ranked Number 11 in the Grant Thornton report of North Carolina’s Top 100 Private Companies for 2015

Renfro Corporation is ranked Number 11 in the Grant Thornton report of North Carolina’s Top 100 Private Companies for 2015

Originating in 1984, the Grant Thornton North Carolina 100® continues to exemplify key players in the private company community that have demonstrated innovation, talent, agility and business acumen. Renfro is proud to once again be on the Grant Thornton North Carolina 100® list. In 1984, Renfro ranked number 51 on the list and on this year’s list ranks number 11.

Renfro brands K. Bell and Hot Sox make Top 100 by Accessories Magazine

Renfro brands K. Bell and Hot Sox make Top 100 by Accessories Magazine

November 5, 2014 New York — K. Bell and Hot Sox brands have been named to Accessories Magazine “The List: 2014 Top 100 Accessories Brands and Players”. Both K.Bell and Hot Sox are seeing big opportunities across all categories of business, especially as men take more fashion risks. A major push for both genders into fun, colorful socks has helped boost the brands. For Spring 2015, K. Bell is ...[Read More]

Business North Carolina releases the Grant Thornton report of North Carolina’s Top 100 Private Companies where Renfro Corporation is ranked Number 13

Business North Carolina releases the Grant Thornton report of North Carolina’s Top 100 Private Companies where Renfro Corporation is ranked Number 13

Renfro is proud to once again be on the Grant Thornton North Carolina 100® list. The 2014 list marks the 30th anniversary of the NC100. Originating in 1984, the Grant Thornton North Carolina 100® continues to exemplify key players in the private company community that have demonstrated innovation, talent, agility and business acumen. Renfro is one of only nine companies named on both the inaugural ...[Read More]

Renfro Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Renfro Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

In recent weeks, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has gone viral. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is an activity involving dumping a bucket of ice water on someone’s head to promote awareness of the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and encourage donations to research. The challenge dares nominated participants to be filmed having a bucket of ice water poured on their heads and then nomin ...[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 compres ...[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. Mark Hege is a corporate pilot for Renfro Corp., and his wife, Jenette, who also flew ...[Read More]

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

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