100-year-old NC Sock Company Pivots To Make Face Super Comfortable Face Masks-Available Now!
Sock company committed to saving jobs and making comfortable face masks you can wear all day-even with a full beard!
There’s this sock company in High Point, North Carolina.
They’ve been making socks since 1920.
American made socks and hosiery-how awesome is that?
For 100 years!
Then comes along the coronavirus crisis.
Like businesses across the US, they had to shut down.
That meant almost 300 people out of work.
Two NC companies come together
Dr. BJ Lawson has a health consulting company in nearby Apex, NC called EHOP Health.
He called up Tyler Covington over at Harriss & Covington with a kind of brilliant idea, “Tyler, could your hosiery mills knit a comfortable, reusable face mask?”
And so the project, experiment, process, whatever you want to call it, began.
If at first you don’t succeed…
The team came up with a “slip on” version of what they started calling “Easy Mask.”
Early adopters at a local market gave them feedback that it wasn’t comfortable to wear all day. It was rubbing around their noses.
So they went back for Version 2.
Which brings this story to Version 3.
With this one they’ve hit it!
So many great parts of this story
So many beautiful parts of this story.
Harriss & Covington employees are now back to work.
The company is getting comfortable face masks out into the marketplace.
They’re also looking at donating a number of the masks to charity.
And now you can get your own.
You can get two for $19.99.
They are washable and reuseable.
Just go to this link.
If you’re interested in wholesale bulk orders you can get more information here.
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