Effective from 1 July 2015, Feetures!, a leader in the performance sock category, will transfer distribution of its Plantar Fasciitis Sleeve and Plantar + Calf Sleeve to the products’ manufacturers, ING Source Inc. These products will now be distributed directly to the sports market by ING Source, under its international brand, OS1st – ‘Brace Layer System’.
A release from Feetures! notes that the Plantar Fasciitis products that ING Source manufactures and markets will be exactly the same as the Feetures! Plantar Fasciitis Sleeve and Plantar + Calf Sleeve. The products will be sold in different packaging and the new OS1st brand name. The OS1st products are now sold in more than 10 other countries worldwide.
Like Feetures!, ING Source is a North Carolina based, family owned business, with a main focus on supporting specialty retailers, professional trainers and medical providers. ING Source has been selling its innovative compression, orthopedic and rehabilitation products to the medical and other specialty markets since 2012.
“It has been a pleasure working with ING Source to introduce their innovative Plantar Fasciitis Sleeve and Plantar + Calf Sleeve to the run specialty industry,” said Feetures! President, Hugh Gaither. “We are confident that they will provide the full support and service levels for these products that our consumers have grown to depend on.”
“Feetures! has been an integral part of our business growth in the running and sports markets in the USA. Our partnership has served the market and both companies well,” said Dave Higgins, CEO of ING Source. “With the continuous development of our technology and expansion of our product range, the timing for this transition is perfect for all.”
Designed for runners, by runners, Feetures!’ mission is to support runners and other athletes in their pursuit of active lifestyles. Family owned and operated out of North Carolina, Feetures! is focused on offering the highest quality products that are designed to help athletes achieve their personal best.
ING Source designs and delivers ‘technologically advanced sports and medical products for every body.’ The team, headquartered in North Carolina, pursues ‘breakthrough results, products and service to support customers and the achievement of their goals.’