Founded in 1948 by Aileen and E.B. Wrightenberry in the basement of their home. They bought irregulars and sorted and packed into 3 pair bundles for supermarkets. In the mid 1950’s they moved into the plant located in Graham, NC. In 1967 Jerry Wrightenberry took over the company. He moved the company into finishing for large mills. The company finished and packed socks being ship to big box retail chains. In 1989 Joey Wrightenberry joined the company. In 1989 Wrightenberry Mills began the process of purchasing their 1st Knitting machines to better serve their customers. In 1990 the brand Wrightsock was founded with the ideal to make the best blister free socks available. We began the production of Double Layer socks and selling into the running market. Sabrina Welch joined the company in 1995. In 2000 the company moved to a larger facility in Burlington, NC. Today Wrightsock is run by siblings Joey Wrightenberry and Sabrina Welch, while Jerry still acts as a consultant on a number of subjects. And as of 2021 Nicholas Wrightenberry has joined Wrightsock, marking the fourth generation for the company.
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