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Volcom is a clothing manufacturer. Founded in 1991 as Stone Boardwear, Inc. by Richard "Wooly" Woolcott and Tucker "T-Dawg" Hall. It caters to the surfing, skateboarding, and snowboarding markets, born out of the founders' own experiences with these sports. In April 2005, the Company changed its name to Volcom, Inc. On June 29, 2005, Volcom Inc. made an initial public offering on NASDAQ, pricing 4.69 million shares at $19 a share and raising $89 million. The underwriters of the IPO were Wachovia Securities, D.A. Davidson and Piper Jaffray.

Volcom has three retail locations. The first store is located in Los Angeles on 126 La Brea, with 2 additional stores opened in 2006 in San Diego and Santa Barbara.

Volcom is known for its elaborate uses of the "stone" logo pictured on the right and its "Youth Against Establishment" motto. It is also actively involved in a campaign that it calls "Let the Kids Ride Free".

Volcom's record label is called Volcom Entertainment.

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