Bozeman, Mont. (March 5, 2011) – Teko USA is pleased to announce the hire of new rep agencies in key territories.
Joining the Teko team are John Horsnell in the Midwest, Jeff Winnick in New England, and Doug Odom in the Carolinas. Each brings extensive experience in footwear, socks, apparel, and outdoor gear across the bike, run, outdoor, and ski channels.
"We are excited and fortunate to welcome these professionals to our rep force. Each brings great industry experience in their respective territories and their addition to the team is perfectly timed to further our 2012 product initiatives," says Shawn Pritchett, Teko USA sales director.
Starting this month, Teko will begin shipping their latest generation of US-made eVapor8 and organic SIN3RGI technical socks. These collections represent the cutting edge of sport and outdoor sock function, utilizing proprietary constructions, and sustainable materials including organic merino wool and 100-percent recycled polyester.
Teko Socks, an innovative leader in both high performance and lifestyle socks. Since its inception the company has been committed to sustainable sourcing and manufacturing. The company’s on-going compliance with several third-party environmental certifiers, including, bluesign®, McDonough Braunart Design Chemistry (MBDC) and OekoTex Standard 100®, sets the bar high for the category, creating a unique blend of environmental ethos and technical leadership.
Teko socks launched in 2004 with a core goal in mind: to create the best socks on the planet that are also the best socks for the planet. With that mission guiding the way, Teko has been a truly innovative leader in the category, creating both performance and sustainable socks. The company has valued a balance between performance and reducing their carbon footprint, and continues to lead the industry not only through its sustainable manufacturing and sourcing, but also by innovating wool as a performance fiber with these incredible wool blends, such as their recycled tekoPOLY fiber is made from 100-percent post-consumer waste, like plastic bottles.
Teko socks are knitted in the U.S. using 100-percent wind-power, and the offices are powered by solar. Read more about Teko Socks at http://www.tekosocks.com and Hyalite Outdoor Group at www.hyaliteoutdoorgroup.com