Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / The Hosiery Association introduces new verification badge
The Hosiery Association introduces new verification badge
05
Dec '12
The Hosiery Association (THA) has unveiled a new member verification badge for official distinction of participating legwear industry companies.  Accessing the badge via a password-protected, members-only section on the THA website, members will be able to embed it digitally within their website and social media platforms; or add the logo to printed promotional materials. The badge was created by digital marketing firm CGR Creative.

“THA members are the legwear companies that, working together as an association, just saved the entire industry an estimated $300 million in meeting Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act testing and labeling standards,” said THA Chairman Rich Stober of Accessory Exchange, a member company.   “I believe it is important that these companies are recognized for their commitment and support.”

Founded in 1905, THA is the only trade organization that advocates exclusively for the very specific needs of global legwear makers, marketers, distributors, sellers and suppliers.  THA members represent more than 90% of legwear products sold in the U.S.  With 95% of consumer growth for the legwear industry outside of U.S. borders, THA supports a combination of a strong U.S. base and growing presence overseas as being essential to the future health and growth of the organization and the industry.

“Our members have been instrumental in leading directives that are re-shaping the business environment,” continued Stober.  “We have taken a proactive stance in maneuvering through the plethora of governmental regulations and testing standards as a hosiery vertical within the apparel space.”

Legwear manufacturers are facing increasing numbers of state-based regulation.  In the absence of a more robust Federal standard, individual states are devising their own, sometimes contradictory, systems.   Internationally, controls and standards differ widely from country to country.  Additionally, legwear is often mistakenly held to general apparel standards that are not applicable. 

Working together through THA, members can more effectively navigate commercial trade compliance as an industry, in order to enjoy healthier growth competitively. 

The Hosiery Association (THA) is the nonprofit 501c6 global trade organization that represents all categories of legwear makers, marketers, distributors, sellers and suppliers to the business. The mission of THA is to support members’ productivity and profitability globally by mitigating legislative, regulatory, trade and marketplace inhibitors. 

The Hosiery Association


Must ReadView All

Uzbekistan wants joint ventures with Hungarian textile firms

Textiles | On 20th Feb 2018

Uzbekistan wants joint ventures with Hungarian textile firms

Uzbekistan has offered Hungary to create joint ventures in the two...

Vietnam’s textile & garment exports up 10.68% in 2017

Textiles | On 20th Feb 2018

Vietnam’s textile & garment exports up 10.68% in 2017

Vietnam came very close to achieving its 2017 textile and garment...

From left: Tania Polonnowita Wettimuny, MD, Hellmann Sri Lanka; Bart de Vries, Global COO Air & Sea Hellmann; Deshamanya Mahesh Amalean, Chairman, MAS Holdings; & Shirendra Lawrence, COO, MAS Holdings

Textiles | On 20th Feb 2018

Hellmann and MAS form joint venture HMSC

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics and MAS Holdings have formed Hellmann...

Interviews View All

Yashiki Gumber
Sahiba Fabrics

Fabric does not restrict us from fashion trends

Headhonchos
Indian textile value chain

'One nation, one tax' is a great concept

Akash Khetan
Narayan Tex Fab

I find it hard to find professionals in Surat

Tejas N Patel, Navin D Patel

Founded in 1999 by Navin Patel in the name of Tejas Fabrics with 100...

Harsh Shah

Established in 1956 with a small beginning, Embee today manufactures a...

Sugandha Bhardwaj

<div>New Delhi-based Brinjal Designs Pvt Ltd manufactures home furnishing...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

February 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
70.6%
No
12.7%
Skip
16.7%

Total Votes: 102

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
63.7%
No
29.4%
Skip
6.9%

Total Votes: 102

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
88.2%
No
8.8%
Skip
2.9%

Total Votes: 102

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
83.3%
No
7.8%
Skip
8.8%

Total Votes: 102


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search