THE 2000s - GO GLOBAL OR GO HOME:
The vision that marked New Era’s growth in the 1920s and 1930s proved to be alive and well in the early part of the new millennium. The company’s globalization efforts continued with offices opening up in Europe, Japan and Australia within a two-year period.
• Started to see our position as the number one headwear brand in the world and one that spans the worlds of sport, fashion, music and entertainment.
• In 2001, Chris Koch, who had been the company’s president since 1993, was named CEO
• In 2006 the company moved its corporate offices from Derby back to downtown Buffalo where it all started 86 years earlier.
Facts From The Archives:
After a long, courageous fight with cancer, David Koch passed away in 2002. The David C Koch Regional Perfusion Cancer Therapy Center at UPMC in Pittsburgh honors his Memory by providing medical treatment and care for cancer