Fruit of the Loom

Fruit of the Loom

Fruit of the Loom is a clothing company known for their t-shirts and underwear which are sold around the globe

Fruit of the Loom is a clothing company known for their t-shirts and underwear which are sold around the globe. The company was founded in 1851 by Robert Knight in Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States.

The company produces active and casual-wear clothing for men, women and children around the world. The company employs 28,000 people worldwide.

COVID-19

As the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus) has caused a global shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE). American Giant, and their coalition of eleven clothing brands, have retrained all of their sewers to make medical-grade masks. Their brands include Hanes, Fruit of the Loom, and Los Angeles Apparel have began manufacturing PPE for healthcare workers. Equipping hospital workers with tools to combat against COVID-19 has become the to priority for these brands as they have set out to make one million certified masks per week.

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People

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Ahmet Abaci

Melissa Burges-Taylor

Robert Knight

Further reading

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American Giant, Hanes, and other clothing brands will make 1 million medical-grade masks a week

Elizabeth Segran

Web

April 2, 2020

Fruit of the Loom | Official Website

Web

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Companies

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Fruit of the Loom

Melissa Burgess-Taylor

Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States

Clothing Apparel

News

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April 24, 2020
Geekologie
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