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BDI Supporting Local Manufacturer with BDI Socks

Custom made socks by DeFeetIt’s rare that you can go to work every day wearing the same clothes as some of the world’s top athletes – unless you work at Burke Development, Inc. Thanks to local sock manufacturer DeFeet International, the employees at BDI have unique footwear emblazoned with the BDI logo. DeFeet International produces performance lightweight and durable socks for cycling, running and multisport activities. Praised for their comfort and resiliency DeFeet socks are worn by some of the world’s top athletes. “It’s great to support a local manufacturer,” said BDI President Scott Darnell. “DeFeet produces some of the most amazing socks in the world. They are fun to wear and extremely comfortable, I wear them to the office everyday!” DeFeet was founded in 1992 by self proclaimed Chief Sockologist Shane Cooper, who works hard to make sure the company stays creative and innovative. His first sock, the Aireator, was the first open mesh weave airflow design sock. He followed up on his early success by producing Coolmax EcoMade, a fiber recycled from plastic bottles. To learn more about this amazing Burke County company visit www.defeet.com. About Burke Development, Inc. Burke Development, Inc. (BDI) is a nonprofit organization supported by private and public funding that is charged with accelerating economic growth in Burke County. BDI works with industry leaders, site selection consultants, government agencies and other entities to facilitate expansion strategies for existing businesses and recruit target industries to Burke County. For more information about BDI visit www.BurkeDevInc.com.


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