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The latest technology in experienced hands produces exceptional socks for the world’s leading brands.

A vertical manufacturer operating in a 200,000-square-foot facility and employing some 280 highly skilled workers, Harriss & Covington made it a mission to be a premier manufacturer of hosiery for the world’s leading brands. That promise demands our continuous investment in computerized knitting machinery and the technically proficient employees who run it.

That capital investment along with strategic alliances with equipment manufacturers and with fiber producers and textile innovators work in synch to make our wide-ranging capabilities possible. It’s how we earn our customers’ trust and confidence every day.

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Our mission is to persist as a premier manufacturer of hosiery for leading U.S. and global brands. We insist on being the industry standard with a keen focus on quality and unparalleled customer service.

Our integrity and excellence in our people shape the legacy of our business.

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knitting & sewing

Knitting & Seaming

We have a diverse bank of single cylinder and double cylinder jacquard knitting equipment. Our core focus is single cylinder, and our machines span 108n to 200n with the vast majority being 144n. Our double cylinder machines are 96n & 176n. Over the past several years, Harriss & Covington has made significant investments in state-of-the-art knitting machines with toe closure. Nearly all our equipment is selective terry capable allowing us to add targeted cushioning in select zones for specific applications and activities.

John Ramsey, Smartwool

“We were looking for a partnership. Additionally, when I toured the facility and met the people, I got the sense of a company that wanted to innovate, they wanted to explore, they were interested in a challenge.”

John Ramsey, Smartwool®

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dyeing & drying

Dyeing & Drying

Fully automated, micro-processor-controlled dye equipment ensures consistency and range from smaller sample machines up to 400-pound production machinery. Dryers are also fully automated.

Cody & Sage Disch, Ace & Everett

“I really consider Tyler a mentor. His whole team really brings creative insight into the product. It’s a place where I can bounce ideas off of Tyler and others whenever I am thinking of a new silhouette, a new yarn, a new design.”

Cody & Sage Disch, Ace & Everett

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boarding & pairing

Boarding & Pairing

Combining electric heat and steam applications ensures the very best layout dimensions as specified by our customers. Every sock — children to men’s extra large sizes — is inspected post-boarding for proper size, fit, about dimensions, shade consistency and any detectable defect.

John Ramsey, Smartwool

“The spirit of innovative thinking is on both sides. We go to them, they come to us. We couldn’t have asked for a better partner for us and our business. They have allowed us to innovate and that is how we stay ahead of a very competitive marketplace.”

John Ramsey, Smartwool®

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printing & finishing

Packaging & Finishing

High-volume multiple packs, specialized hanger packs, cardboard inserts, swiftachs, automated bagging lines, sole transfer — our packaging and folding department is equipped and experienced in every demand.

John Ramsey, Smartwool

“Here we are after all this time, and Harriss & Covington still finds ways to surprise us. They are always pushing the envelope, and of course at Smartwool we do, too. We ask, ‘Can you do this?’ And they never say no.”

John Ramsey, Smartwool®

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warehouse & distribution

Warehouse & Distribution

Error-free shipping and distribution to thousands of customer-specific destinations from our state-of-the-art warehouse. The latest computerized bar-coding and check-weighing technologies track and monitor made-to-order, on-demand, case stock, pick-pack orders from shelf stock and case shipments that include all types of in-store displays.

Cody & Sage Disch, Ace & Everett

“Once we toured the mill we knew we’d found the right place. We saw immediately their capabilities and how much they valued the fine details which are so important to our products.”

Cody & Sage Disch, Ace & Everett

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research & development

Research & Development

More than 150 years of collective experience fuels an R&D department outfitted with the latest CAD systems. Whether it’s developing new and exciting products or executing quick tuns on samples, Harriss & Covington’s R&D delivers for our customers.

John Ramsey, Smartwool

“The spirit of innovative thinking is on both sides. We go to them, they come to us. We couldn’t have asked for a better partner for us and our business. They have allowed us to innovate and that is how we stay ahead of a very competitive marketplace.”

John Ramsey, Smartwool®

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quality assurance

Quality Assurance

Comprehensive, military-standard methodology audits quality at every stage of manufacturing, applying a pass/fail at every point through the process. For nearly a century, Harriss & Covington’s reputation for quality has been unsurpassed.

Cody & Sage Disch, Ace & Everett

“I really consider Tyler a mentor. His whole team really brings creative insight into the product. It’s a place where I can bounce ideas off of Tyler and others whenever I am thinking of a new silhouette, a new yarn, a new design.”

Cody & Sage Disch, Ace & Everett

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336.882.6811