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Buford flip-flop company grows as companies turn to U.S. manufacturers
- While Buford had been known for leather, Irvani focused on plastic--notably injected-molded plastic--that could be turned into shoes of all shapes, sizes, and colors. The company's name, Okabashi, derives from the Japanese principles of reflexology
- BUFORD — If you're wearing a pair of Made-in-the-U.S.A flip-flops this weekend, odds are they were made in Georgia. Okabashi Brands shipped more than 2.5 million pairs of flip-flops last year from a one-story brick building in Buford to Wal-Marts and
- Irvani called his new enterprise "Okabashi" in honor of the Japanese practice of reflexology and, as the company's website states their shoes have: "tiny massaging beads are strategically placed across the foot-bed of each shoe to stimulate different
- Before I took over, we were spending $1 on our own branded term, "Okabashi." Now we spend $.12 a conversion, so we spend less than a penny a click. Google has sort of changed the game on us, so there's no reason to overspend on branded terms.
- Buford, Ga.-based flip flop and sandal maker Okabashi Brands is planning to expand and add 150 jobs in Georgia. The 27-year-old company already employs 200 in Buford, and plans to start producing private labels in addition to their existing Okabashi