USA: $7.1M for Antimicrobial Socks
Small business qualifier Special T Hosiery Mills, Inc. in Burlington, NC received a maximum $7.1 million firm fixed price contract for antimicrobial boot socks. Using services are the US Army, Air Force and Marine Corps. There were 25 proposals solicited, and 16 responded. The Defense Supply Center Philadelphia (DSCP) in Philadelphia, PA issued the contract, and the date of performance completion is April 7, 2009 (SP0100-05-D-0386).
The US Department of Commerce has an interesting report assessing the industrial base, and covering US military textile procurement from 1997-2002. Special T Hosiery lists as the contracts leader in its category (“Hosiery, Handwear, Clothing Accy”).