Download Logo SOLE Partners with ReCORK America to Produce Footwear fro Natural Wine Corks 10.05.2009 – SOLE, the manufacturer of premium footbeds, socks and sandals, announces its partnership with ReCORK America™, a US-based wine cork Twitter Pitc recycling program sponsored by Amorim of Portugal, the world’s largest producer of SOLE partner produce foot natural cork. SOLE will use a blend of recycled cork wine bottle closures in its line of natural cork w 2010 footwear products. News Facts “We have been working with ReCORK for over eight months,” states Mike Baker, There are 1 president of SOLE. “They provided us with thousands of used corks and we did the stoppers sol R&D necessary to successfully develop a cork blend that enhances the material each year. properties of our products. This is the kind of sustainable effort that benefits them end up everyone.” Amorim & Ir world’s larg cork wine cl ReCORK and SOLE have an agreement to find sustainably optimized ways to reuse three billion and recycle as many corks as can be collected. Roger Archey, a spokesman for ReCORK A Amorim’s ReCORK, says the timing is perfect. “We have collected nearly four million obtaining us corks since the program started in 2007 – that’s without promotion or fanfare. The winery tasti SOLE partnership will give us the opportunity to dramatically expand our collection quality assu efforts and better serve our current and future collection partners.” Unlike many are never c ReCORK’s recycling partners include many familiar names in the wine, hospitality oaks provid during a life and retail markets, including: American Airlines/Sodexo, The Wine Tasting Network, years. A ma Diageo Chateau & Estate Wines, Rodney Strong Wine Estates, Cakebread Cellars, can be harv Whole Foods Markets in Northern California, the Culinary Institute of America at the life of th Greystone, Rutherford Wine Co. and PlumpJack. Resource Li About ReCORK and Amorim SOLE ReCORK America is a natural cork recycling program sponsored by Amorim of ReCORK Am Portugal and its US affiliates, Portocork America and Amorim Cork America. For Amorim World Wildlif additional information, visit www.recorkamerica.com or www.savemiguel.com. Cork Oak Tracing its root to the 19th century, Amorim has become the largest cork and cork- Tags derived company in the world, generating over Euro 450 million in sales throughout Amorim, Re more than 100 countries. Amorim and its subsidiaries are an integral part of a SOLE Sandal conservation effort to guarantee the survival of hundreds of thousands of cork oak stoppers trees throughout the Mediterranean Basin. Amorim is proud of its contributions to the correct utilization of these important forests that represent a key role in CO2 retention, preserving biodiversity and preventing desertification. Information about Amorim of Portugal can be found at www.amorim.com/en and www.corkfacts.com. Short URL: http://pitch.pe/27606 Video Embed Code <object width="480" height="385"><param name="movie" 5 value="http://www.youtube.com/v/kOiKBL2hEIM&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0&color1=0x0066 99&color2=0x54abd6"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/kOiKBL2hEIM&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0&color1=0x006699 &color2=0x54abd6" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="480" height="385" wmode="transparent"></embed></object> 6 About SOLE SOLE launched its line of supportive, do-it-yourself, heat-moldable footbeds in 2001. Millions of happy feet later, SOLE extended its expertise in foot health and comfort to a line of Premium Performance Socks. In 2008, SOLE launched its Platinum Sandal, which offers unrivaled orthopedic support and comfort. REI, Red Wing Shoes, Zappos.com and thousands of specialty retailers around the world carry SOLE. SOLE products are used by dozens of professional teams in the NFL, NBA and MLB as well as 'UltraMarathon Man' Dean Karnazes, renowned mountaineer Ed Viesturs, Team Nike Adventure Racing and the US and Canadian Military. Contacting SOLE SOLE 2923 - 5 Ave NE Calgary, AB T2A 6T8 1 866 235 SOLE (7653) Website: http://www.yoursole.com/ Facebook: http://www.new.facebook.com/pages/SOLE/13301964338?ref=ts Twitter: http://twitter.com/itsyoursole Press Contact Ian Anderson Office: 970-963-4873 Cell: 970-390-4871 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook: http://www.new.facebook.com/profile.php?id=780859982#/profile.php? id=1028863509&ref=profile Twitter: http://twitter.com/AndersonIS LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/3/798/b89 Interview Request Ian Anderson Office: 970-963-4873 Cell: 970-390-4871 Email: email@example.com Product Sample Request Ian Anderson Office: 970-963-4873 Cell: 970-390-4871 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org © Copyright 2009 PitchEngine, Inc.
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