BroderBros. Co. First Apparel Supplier Accredited by the Quality Certification Alliance
BroderBros. Co., Trevose, Pa., announced the company has been accredited by the Quality Certification Alliance (QCA). The accreditation applies to all three sales divisions—Alpha, Broder and NES Clothing. BroderBros., Co. is the only apparel supplier accredited to date.
Founded in 2007, the QCA's purpose is to guarantee product quality and safety, as well as labor and environmental standards and security. Since the QCA's inception, the organization has succeeded in creating a series of quality standards and processes for compliance assurance and inspection within the promotional products industry. The QCA accreditation process includes a detailed self-assessment of operations, a review of quality processes, an audit of company headquarters and audits of several factories supplying to these companies.
BroderBros. Co. CEO Tom Myers stated, “As a founding partner and member of the QCA Board of Directors, Broder intends to ensure that the QCA Seal is the hallmark of quality in our industry and, therefore, demanded by our customers. It is in our interest that all of our industry's products can stand up to our high standards, whether we supply them or not.”
For more information on the QCA, visit www.qcalliance.org.
About BroderBros. Co.
Serving customers since 1919, BroderBros. Co. is one of the nation’s largest distributors of trade, private label and exclusive apparel brands to the imprinting, embroidery and promotional product industries. It currently has eight distribution centers across the U.S. and has the capability to deliver to approximately 80 percent of the U.S. population in one day.
BroderBros. Co. was formed in 1999. In September 2003, BroderBros. Co. acquired all of the outstanding capital stock of Alpha Shirt Company. Alpha and certain of its subsidiaries were then merged with and into BroderBros. Co. The company subsequently expanded by adding NES clothing in 2004.
Via its three divisions, the company distributes industry-leading brands Anvil, Fruit of the Loom, Gildan, Hanes and Jerzees, as well as retail brands such as adidas Golf and Champion.
Broder Bros. Co. also distributes its own private label brands including Devon & Jones, Hyp, Authentic Pigment, Chestnut Hill, Harvard Square and Harriton.