NedSense/NedGraphics Has Been Selected by Fruit of the Loom, Inc.
New York, March 2013
Fruit of the Loom, Inc. Selects NedGraphics
NedGraphics, Inc. announced that Fruit of the Loom, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway Company, will use NedGraphics CAD software suites for textile design, product development, packaging and production.
Established in 1851, Fruit of the Loom is recognized as one of the world’s oldest brands – predating the invention of light bulbs, cars and telephones! Now a global underwear and casual wear business, Fruit of the Loom employs more than 32,000 people worldwide. Fruit of the Loom subsidiaries manufacture and sell basic apparel, sporting goods and athletic apparel. They are a vertically integrated company who produce yarn, knit cloth, cut fabric, sew garments and package all products. More than 90% of their products are made in factories owned by Fruit of the Loom and operated in theUnited States,Mexico,Honduras,El SalvadorandMorocco.
With a strong commitment to social and environmental responsibility, Fruit of the Loom strives to add value to the communities in which they operate while running a competitive and profitable business. Fruit of the Loom Brands include: Fruit Activewear, Jerzees, BVD, Russell Athletic, Bike, Spalding, AAI,Dudley, Huffy Sports, Vanity Fair, Lilly of France, Vassarette, Curvation, Bestform and Moving Comfort.
Based on the widely used Printing, Weaving, Knitting and Merchandising platforms, NedGraphics software is utilized by today’s leading retailers, apparel and home fashions companies.
About Fruit of the Loom, Inc.
Fruit of the Loom, Inc. is a leading international, vertically integrated basic apparel and athletic goods company, emphasizing branded products for consumers of all ages. The Company , including its Russell Brands, LLC and Vanity Fair Brands, LP subsidiaries, is one of the world’s largest manufacturers and marketers of underwear, intimate apparel, casual wear, athletic apparel and equipment for the entire family. The Fruit of the Loom, Inc. companies sell products under a number of international brands including Fruit of the Loom®, Vanity Fair®, Russell Athletic®, and Spalding®. Fruit of the Loom, Inc. is an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (NYSE: BRK.A; BRK.B). For more information about the Company and its products, visit www.fruit.com.