Gildan closes manufacturing facilities

May 2007
WSA: Performance & Sports Materials;May/Jun2007, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p8
The article reports on the decision of Canada-based activewear and apparel manufacturer Gildan Activewear to close two sock facilities in Mount Airy, North Carolina. According to the author, the move is part of Gildan's strategy to consolidate sock production at its new facility in Honduras. The company said that the relocation of capacity to offshore facilities was needed in order to be competitive worldwide.


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