Therafirm expands capacity with new facility

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Therafirm, a Knit-Rite company, has moved its North Carolina operations from Ellerbe to Hamlet. More than 250 people attended a grand opening ceremony recently to take tours of the newly renovated, state-of-the-art facility. Therafirm, which Knit-Rite acquired in 2000, designs, markets and manufactures compression hosiery and other textiles for the medical and consumer markets. The facility allows the company to expand capabilities and capacity, according to a press release.“We are proud of our 90 years in the medical textile business and our continued commitment to producing American made textiles, along with being grateful for the opportunities we have to contribute to innovative solutions for our customers and good jobs for our people and the U.S. economy,” stated Mark Smith, president and CEO. “We are excited to locate our plant here and look forward to growing in Hamlet in the years to come.”