our history

Angro is a Dutch family business founded in 1992 under the name ’t Sokje (the sock). Founder Huub van Vught started his business from home. In 1995, the name Angro was launched and the company has since grown into an international player in the field of legwear and fashion accessories. Read more about important company milestones on this page.

1992
The start of company ‘Beenmode ’t Sokje’ – from home in the Dutch town of Den Dungen
1994
The start of managing factories in Portugal and Turkey
1995
Creation of the company name Angro after the founder’s wife (Annie Groenendaal)
1995
The first company brand is a fact: Apollo Socks
1995
Founder Huub van Vught independently ships the goods
2001
Start of production and imports from China
2001
New buildings and relocation of offices and warehouses to the town of Schijndel
2006
First exports to Belgium and France
2008
New building at Edisonweg 1c Schijndel, the current location.
2011
Acquisition of Sarlini fashion accessories
2017
New showrooms completed
2017
New Angro brand identity
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