Bristol, TN - Employees of L.C. King Manufacturing in Bristol, Tennessee love dogs and cats. For the second year in a row, after collecting donations from employees over the year, on Dec. 7th 2012, the company bought over 1600 pounds of dog and cat food, 10 cases of canned food, bleach, towels, and more. The goods were to be given directly to the Sullivan County Animal Shelter (SBK Center) at the factory.
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The L. C. King Manufacturing Company in Bristol, Tennessee, makers of Pointer Brand, will celebrate one hundred years of continuous operation in 2013. It’s now run by Jack King, the fourth generation in family entrepreneurs committed to American ingenuity and hard work.Read More
Oct 9, 2012 10:28:15 AM
Our friends at Buckshot Sonny's Sporting Goods added some great items to their online store recently that were a fun collaboration between us. From their website, this Brown Duck Chore Coat is "reserved for the heaviest of duties. The time-tested cotton corduroy fabric, preferred by workwear manufacturers for its durability and wearability, starts out stiff as a board, but over time it will wear beautifully, forming to your movements."Read More
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Jul 6, 2012 8:20:01 AM
L. C. King Manufacturing names as Top 300 Business of the South
L.C. King Manufacturing owner Jack King laughed when asked what qualities enabled the Seventh Street clothing maker to be named as a “Top 300 Business of the South” by Business Leader Magazine.
“It’s a testament to giving your customers a lot of love and just making great products,” said King, the fourth generation of the King family to own and operate the L.C. King company, famed for their Pointer Brand jeans and clothing.Read More
Jun 26, 2012 3:54:21 AM
Vote for L. C. King Manufacturing
Hurry, ends June 30th! This is a radio interview with Bristol, TN's LC King Manufacturing 4th Generation Owner, Jack King. Pointer Brand needs just a few more votes to be eligible for a small business grant through MissionSmallBusiness.com from Chase and Living Social. News segment from Bristol Broadcasting's Joe Byrd as heard on Supertalk 92.9 and WXBQ on June 22, 2012.
Apr 16, 2012 8:26:23 AM
Pointer Brand at Project-Las Vegas
Pointer Brand is one of those very well priced American workwear companies that has been here since the 40’s. Rather than being fueled by the heritage/workwear movement, the brand remained staid and continued to produce their garments as necessary without any serious regard to trend. They do their own thing.
Showcasing for the first time at PROJECT, a trade show in Las Vegas, Pointer Brand looks to make their presence a bit more known to the buyers with a wide selection of garments – including some newly rediscovered silhouettes from their past – at a reasonable price.Read More
Apr 16, 2012 4:31:08 AM
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The Vintage Traveler
This is the L.C. King Manufacturing Company in Bristol,Tennessee. It was opened in 1913 as a maker of jeans and overalls. That’s not so unusual, because at one time there were dozens of small jeans factories scattered across the South.Read More
Dec 15, 2011 10:15:41 AM
The America Ground
Around the turn of the century, Landon Clayton King was raising championship birddogs. In 1913, seeing a need for tough and durable work clothing, he founded The L. C. King Manufacturing Company.Read More
Dec 12, 2011 9:19:49 AM
Not everything that’s worth having in your closet has to cost an arm and a leg; this chore coat is a perfect example of that. Pointer Brand is a workwear company that still proudly makes all their products in Bristol, TN – the same place L. C. King founded the company in 1913.Read More
Dec 12, 2011 6:51:40 AM
A Continuous Lean
Who says that all clothing made in American has to be expensive? Having recently been turned onto Pointer Brand, I was shocked to see that my friend Mark ordered two jackets and a pair of painter shorts for less than $150 dollars!Read More