Cooperator: Hosiery Technology Center (Hickory, NC)
Markets: Japan, Northern Europe
MDCP award: $397,000
HTC match: $966,000
Project Scope: Trade missions, facilitating e-commerce with web sites, developing foreign and domestic trade show booths, introducing socks made from corn fiber (Ingeo) with partner Cargill.
Key ITA Team Members: Office of Textiles and Apparel; Commercial Service Charlotte,Tokyo, Oslo, & Stuttgart.