Making Socks The American Way - In the USA

About Burke Hosiery Mills

Company History

Burke Hosiery Mills, Inc. is a third generation, family owned business that was founded in 1940 just outside of Hickory, North Carolina. What began as a wholesale manufacturer of children's socks has evolved into a vertical manufacturing and marketing company.

Today, we are known as a highly innovative, multi-faceted resource for infant, children’s and adult socks. Privately held Burke Hosiery Mills has the reputation for delivering outstanding quality socks in a timely manner to its customer base that includes small retailers, department stores, chains, private label, name brands, designers, and wholesalers.


mission statement

Our continuing mission is to produce socks in the United States; to maintain our outstanding delivery time; and to give the best possible price to meet our customers' needs.



We always have had a vision of being "The Best kids' Mill" in the industry. After three generations, Burke Hosiery continues that success story by supporting the employees who make the best quality socks for our customers.

Our company's vision is a complete commitment to providing excellence in the marketing of quality family hosiery products, and to build mutually beneficial relationships with customers through a targeted selection of domestically produced and imported socks.