Founded in 1901, Hanes has a long history of innovation, product excellence, and brand recognition. In fact, more than 80 percent of U.S. households have their company's products in them. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., Hanes is ranked No. 512 on the Fortune 1000 list with more than $4.5 billion in sales in 2012 and has approximately 51,500 employees in more than 25 countries.
Unlike most apparel companies, Hanes primarily operates its own manufacturing facilities. More than 90 percent of the apparel units that they sell worldwide and in the United States are manufactured in their own plants or those of dedicated contractors.
They take great pride in their strong reputation for ethical business practices and the success of the Hanes for Good corporate responsibility program for community and environmental improvement. Hanes is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Energy Star 2013 and 2012 Sustained Excellence Award winner and 2010 and 2011 Partner of the Year. The company ranks No. 141 on Newsweek magazine?s list of Top 500 greenest U.S. companies. They have significant goals for reducing their energy use, carbon emissions and water use and publicly report their progress each year. They are also a recognized leader for our community-building, philanthropy and workplace practices.