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EPA Statement Regarding Masks

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Renfro Corporation was pleased to read a statement issued by EPA to the Knoxville News Sentinel in an article  published this morning FULL STORY .   The EPA issued a statement to the news agency affirming that the SilvadurTM 930 Flex Antimicrobial technology has been reviewed and tested for use in fabrics like its face masks.  Below is an excerpt of the EPA’s statement from the Knoxville News Sent ...[Read More]

Renfro Press Release – Renfro Corrects The Record

Renfro Press Release – Renfro Corrects The Record

PRESS RELEASE JUNE 5, 2020 Renfro Corrects The Record: Technology in Renfro Face Masks Widely Used In Face Masks Silver Technology is used in Department of Health and Human Services Masks Being Distributed To Public Renfro CEO, Stan Jewell, “We have full confidence in our masks and want to restore that confidence to the public.” Cleveland, TN – Renfro CEO, Stan Jewell, today released the following ...[Read More]

We Stand Together – One Renfro

We Stand Together – One Renfro

We stand together, as one Renfro family, in solidarity against all forms of racism. We are committed to creating a workplace where all employees feel valued and respected and safe. Diversity is not only essential for all businesses, but at Renfro we believe this is a core principal of what makes our company special. We have locations around the globe, and accepting and celebrating our unique cultu ...[Read More]

Renfro Face Masks Press Release

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A May 29 news report by WTVF-TV in Nashville misidentified a component used by Renfro Corporation in the manufacture of facemasks for public use in Tennessee.  As a result, the story leads to numerous inaccuracies that have since been repeated by other media.  Renfro Corporation issues this statement to provide accurate information on the manufacture of its facemasks for the use of the public duri ...[Read More]

Renfro Corporation Named to 2018 Grant Thornton North Carolina 100®

Renfro Corporation Named to 2018 Grant Thornton North Carolina 100®

Renfro Corporation has been named to the 2018 Grant Thornton North Carolina 100® (NC100), which ranks the state’s largest private companies by revenue. The complete list was released in the October issue of Business North Carolina and can be viewed at GrantThornton.com/NC100. “We are thrilled to be named to the 2018 Grant Thornton North Carolina 100® list, and recognized as a top-performing privat ...[Read More]

Seventh Annual MAD DASH 5K & Fun Run

Seventh Annual MAD DASH 5K & Fun Run

Renfro is a proud sponsor of the Seventh Annual MAD (Making A Difference) Dash 5K & Fun Run, which is an event to benefit the Surry County Schools Educational Foundation. The 5K event will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 8:00 AM at Surry Central High School in Dobson, NC. A Fun Run will be held at 9:00 AM for children under 12. The Educational Foundation for Surry County Schools was cre ...[Read More]

Renfro announces new CEO and President – Stan Jewell

Renfro announces new CEO and President – Stan Jewell

Renfro Corporation, a global leader in the design, manufacture, marketing and selling of branded and private label legwear products, is pleased to announce the appointment of Stan Jewell as CEO and President. Stan succeeds Bud Kilby, who retired after 26 years with the Company.  Bud will continue to serve on the Board of Directors. Stan brings 26 years of global textile and apparel leadership expe ...[Read More]

Renfro Partners with Resilience.gives

Renfro Partners with Resilience.gives

Renfro Corporation, a leader in the legwear industry, is honored to have the opportunity to support the efforts of Resilience Inc.  The partnership between the two organizations resulted from a mutual contact from North Carolina State University connecting Renfro Corporation with Resilience founder Jake Teitelbaum. Once learning the goals of Resilience, the partnership seemed a natural fit for Ren ...[Read More]

Renfro Wins Way-to-Glow Award

Renfro Wins Way-to-Glow Award

The United Fund of Surry County recognized the Mount Airy NC employees of Renfro at their annual awards luncheon with their top award, the Pat Woltz Way-to-Glow Award. Todd Tucker, who chaired the 2016-17 fundraising campaign, presented the award and indicated that employees at Renfro raised almost $47,000 toward the $450,000 goal. Tucker spoke of Renfro as being “irreplaceable” in the Mount Airy ...[Read More]

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]