Northfield, VT (May 14, 2018) – With a mission to design and manufacture the world’s best socks, Darn Tough Vermont is honored to announce the brand has been recognized by the Vermont Business Magazine (VBM) as a recipient of a 2018 Best of Business Award by the local business community and readership base. Capitalizing on the multitude of outdoor activities in their own backyard of Northfield, Vermont, where skiing, hiking, biking and running are favorite outdoor pursuit, Darn Tough has the ultimate testing grounds.

“We’re proud of our Vermont roots, it’s in our name, so to be presented with an award for the ‘Best Vermont Made Product’ by the local business community and readers is an honor,” said President and CEO Ric Cabot. “National recognition is awesome, but there’s definitely something special about being to celebrate a local award with our employees and fellow Vermonters.”

Darn Tough Vermont creates a unique experience from knit to end consumer. Darn Tough’s Mill and Office headquarters share a primary building allowing every step of the knitting process to happen right there in Northfield, the Sock Capital of the World. Every sock is inspected and made to perfection with the end-user in mind. This process guarantees socks that are unparalleled in comfort, durability and fit for life. For close to 40 years, Cabot Hosiery Mills has been family-owned and now three generations strong, the passion and commitment is stronger than ever.

This is the second year that VBM has surveyed its readers to find the Best of the Best companies in Vermont and Darn Tough Vermont join many prestigious companies who are being recognized as the ‘go-to’ list in the Green Mountain state for everything from banking to colleges.

About Darn Tough Vermont:

Darn Tough Vermont is an American manufacturer of premium, all-weather performance, outdoor and lifestyle socks for every activity and every day. The company offers both Specialty and Tactical product lines. Darn Tough Vermont’s Specialty line of socks includes Lifestyle, Hike, Running, Endurance, Vertical Ski/Ride, Bike, Hunt, Work and Juniors’ styles – all of which carry the industry’s only 100% unconditional lifetime guarantee.

Darn Tough’s product is distinguished from industry competitors by 100 percent USA manufacturing; exceptional comfort, durability and fit; True-Seamless™ technology; and an exclusive blend of either ultra-fine, premium Merino wool or Coolmax®/Thermolite®. Founded by Ric Cabot in 2004, a third-generation sock maker, Darn Tough Vermont operates out of Cabot Hosiery Mills located in the Sock Capital of the World, Northfield Vermont. For more information about Darn Tough Vermont socks, please visit: www.DarnTough.com.

About BOB Awards:

Vermont Business Magazine has spent the last 45 years forging its relationship with Vermont's business community, and the BOB Awards provides an opportunity to tell us, other readers and the rest of the state which companies in Vermont have the best products and services for businesses. The results of the BOB Awards speak to the stand-out businesses in Vermont: the ones that offer the best customer service, that are willing to go above and beyond and to pay attention to detail.

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