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Sock it to 'em

Brentwood-based athletic sock manufacturer Swiftwick stays focused on the feet. In his headquarters space in a Brentwood office park building, Mark Cleveland sees himself in a pivotal moment.

Local Product Spotlight: Swiftwick Socks

Just a few clicks on their site will tell you several things about Swiftwick, and where their products are being sent out to. In a market where the bigger fish dominate the share, the serious runners have been introduced to Swiftwick.

Karlsson injury causes NHL business boost for Swiftwick Socks

Move over deer antler spray. The newest craze in sports products? Cut-resistant socks. Last week, the Senators all-star defensemen, Erik Karlsson, had his Achilles heel sliced by the skate of the Penguins Matt Cooke.

Brentwood company sweeps nation with popular athletic socks

A Brentwood company that began six years ago is now sweeping the nation. Mark Cleveland is the CEO and co-founder of Swiftwick, a company that specializes in long-lasting, high-quality, athletic compression socks.

11 must-have items for an outdoors family road trip

9. Good hiking socks – Having a good pair of hiking shoes is important but not everyone knows that a good pair of hiking socks can make the difference between feet filled with blisters and a blister-free hiking trip. All four of us have several pair of hiking socks, and after trying many different brands over the years, my favorites are Darn Tough Vermont, Swiftwick and Wigwam.

Reimagining Socks: An Entrepreneur's Tale

Mark A. Cleveland is a serious serial entrepreneur. His handful of companies are more the product of his own desire to cultivate challenging enterprises than an expression of his passion for a particular industry.

What Runners Want

On slide 9: We don't envy the people who work on developing a better running sock: They're tasked with creating something that can endure miles of punishment, day after day, and emerge sweat-soaked, and hopefully not too smelly.

American Innovation Shines at OR Summer Market

Another young company, five-year-old Swiftwick knits its line of compression socks in Tennessee. Originally conceived as a bike sock brand, the company's website states its mission as "to be the leader in sock technology while creating a culture focused on manufacturing the best products through environmentally friendly means, social responsibility, and superior customer service." - See more at: http://www.knittingindustry.com/industry-talk/american-innovation-shines-at-or-summer-market/#sthash.t8s8V19e.dpuf

Interbike 2013 Preview: Swift Looking Socks

American-made Swiftwick compression socks will be at next month's Interbike trade show. The company will look to show off its SUSTAIN sock line, which is made from post-industrial recycled nylon. The SUSTAIN line, which runs $12 to $17, offers compression and moisture-wicking capabilities, without the use of chemicals.