Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
We are a marketer and vertically-integrated globally cost-competitive manufacturer of basic, non-fashion apparel products for customers requiring an efficient supply chain and consistent product quality for high-volume replenishment programs. We sell activewear products to screenprint markets in North America, Europe and other international markets. Gildan is the leading supplier of activewear for the screenprint channel in the U.S. and Canada, and also a leading supplier for this market in Europe and Mexico. We sell socks and underwear, in addition to our activewear products, to mass market and regional retailers in North America. In the U.S. mass-market retail channel, Gildan is one of the leading suppliers of socks. The Company operates in one business segment, being high-volume, basic, frequently replenished, non-fashion apparel. The Company’s net sales for fiscal 2009 reached $1,038.3 million. ... More ...