Founded in 1923 by J. Spencer Love, Burlington Industries was an American fabric maker based in Greensboro, North Carolina. Burlington was most famous in the late 70s for their recognizable socks with the now infamous Scottish Argyle pattern.
Unfortunately the company went bankrupt in 2001. Its assets were acquired by International Textile Group, who continues to operate the companies Burlington WorldWide Apparel and Burlington House Interior Fabrics. The brand name ‘Burlington Socks’ is licensed to Kayser-Roth, Inc for the US market. For the various European countries, the brand name is licensed to Falke Group of Germany.
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