Santa Crocs brings comfort to our troops

    QUEBEC CITY, Dec. 19 /CNW Telbec/ - With Christmas at our doorstep, Crocs
Canada has sent a gift of color and comfort to all our Canadian soldiers in
Afghanistan; every one of them has received a pair of Crocs.
    Crocs has offered this gift in a spirit of solidarity and encouragement
for our Canadians in uniform. Our soldiers are brave and courageous and they
deserve our support. It is to these dedicated men and women and their families
that we must now turn our thoughts.
    Crocs sandals bring a smile to everyone's face. These revolutionary
sandals have won the hearts of grown-ups and little ones around the world.
Their ergonomic design and incomparable comfort are due to the remarkable
qualities of the material used, Croslite(TM).
    In spite of the difficult job our soldiers are doing in Afghanistan,
Crocs(TM) wishes to send them a smile and a comforting thought. It is our hope
that in a well-deserved quiet moment, they will pull off their boots, slip on
their Crocs, and crack a smile, knowing that on this side of the world, we
have not forgotten them.

    About Crocs Canada, Inc:

    Crocs, Inc. is a rapidly growing designer, manufacturer and retailer of
footwear for men, women and children under the Crocs(TM) brand.
    All Crocs(TM) brand shoes feature Crocs' proprietary closed-cell resin,
Croslite(TM), which represents a substantial innovation in footwear. The
Croslite(TM) material enables us to produce soft, comfortable, lightweight,
superior-gripping, non-marking and odor-resistant shoes. These unique elements
make Crocs(TM) footwear ideal for casual wear, as well as for professional and
recreational uses such as boating, hiking, hospitality and gardening. The
versatile use of the material has enabled us to successfully market our
products to a broad range of consumers.
    In 2006, the company acquired Jibbitz LLC, a unique accessory brand with
colorful snap-on products specifically suited for Crocs shoes. Today, more
than 1,200 Jibbitz designs are available to consumers for personalizing and
customizing their Crocs(TM) footwear.
    From a modest start-up in 1995, Crocs Canada has grown to employ more
than 1000 persons from the Quebec region. More than 45 countries are
represented among its personnel. Continuously growing, the plant has taken
only a few years to quadruple its production capacity. In 2006, 40 000 square
feet have been added at the plant to the existing 110 000 square feet.
    Crocs(TM) are sold in more than 90 countries and come in a wide array of
colors and styles. Please visit for additional information

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For further information: Christine Larouche - Hatem + D  design .
stratégie: (418) 524-1554, mobile phone: (418) 254-4755,

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