Holeproof Hosiery was a Milwaukee, Wisconsin textile firm that was founded in The business was built primarily through earnings which were left to aggregate in the company. The business produced men's and women's hosiery, underwear, lingerie, and men's pajamas. The first president of the company was Edward Freshl.

In October the corporation was sued by Gotham Hosiery, which charged Holeproof with a patent infringement. At the time Gotham Hosiery controlled the Pointex patents for manufacture of pointed heel hosiery by virtue of the company's purchase of Onyx Hosiery, some years earlier.

Holeproof Hosiery began making nylon hosiery in Januarystarting production on 8 of its machines. The hose were made of a synthetic yarn Greer Company Crane Systems Holeproof Hosiery Company derivatives of coal and iron manufactured by Du Pont. Kayser manufactured ladies gloves, lingerie, and hosiery. Holeproof's fixed assets were absorbed by Kayser during a five-year period concluding on June 30, The Holeproof Hosiery Company went public in and opened the first Holeproof mill at Brunswick, Victoria inbecoming the first manufacturer to produce and market Australian-made self-supporting socks.

During the s, Holeproof revolutionised the Australian market by promoting their products as a sought-after fashion accessory. The Australian company is still in business today, owned by Pacific Brands.

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Hagley Museum and Library: Holeproof Hosiery Company ...

Founded in 1901, Holeproof Hosiery Company was a Milwaukee, Wisconsin firm that produced men's and women's hosiery, underwear, lingerie and men's pajamas. Carl Freschl (1842-1911) was the founder and his son, Edward Freschl (1877-1930) was the first president of the company. This advertisement brochure for the Holeproof Hosiery Company consists of two Illustrations that show a woman putting ……

Holeproof Hosiery 1921 - histclo.com

Holeproof Hosiery Company. The Holeproof Hosiery Company was located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. There were also subsidiaries in Sydney, Australia and Ontario, Canada. We do not know a great deal about the company, but it advertized widely during the 1920s.…