The Santee Company Begins Operations

The Santee Company LLC recently began operations at its Eden, N.C., headquarters. Santee will
concentrate its business on private-label manufacturing of finished products, marketing its own
line of Santee fleece and jersey products, and contract textile manufacturing including knitting,
dyeing, finishing and cutting.”The Santee Company is off to a fast start,” said Duke Ferrell,
president. “We have orders in hand, and production is underway. Approximately 40 experienced people
have already joined our team, and we expect that number to grow continuously through the end of the

June 2000