Gildan Activewear, Inc. markets and manufactures basic family apparel, including T-shirts, fleece, sport shirts, socks, underwear, hosiery and shapewear. It operates its business through two segments: Printwear and Branded. The Printwear segment designs, manufactures, sources and distributes undecorated activewear products in large quantities to wholesale distributors in printwear markets across North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. The products sold under Printwear segment consist mainly of undecorated or blank T-shirts, fleece and sport shirts marketed primarily under Gildan brand. The Branded Apparel segment designs, manufactures, sources, and distributes branded family apparel, which includes socks, underwear and activewear products primarily to U.S. retailers. The company was founded by Glenn J. Chamandy and H. Gregory Chamandy on May 8, 1984 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.