Vertical Source, based in Shrewsbury, N.J., announced the addition of Eco Apparel to the company's latest collection. Eco Apparel is a division of Vancouver, British Columbia-based Boardroom Eco Apparel. Eco Apparel is a socially-conscious and environmentally friendly apparel collection with a new set of initiatives and mandates.
Philadelphia-based Bodek and Rhodes, a leading wholesaler of imprintable activewear, recently pioneered an arrangement with Northfield, Vermont-based manufacturer Chouinard to offer the entire range of apparel in the mill’s catalog, including all pigment-dyed and reactive-dyed colors in every size.
Charles River Apparel, based in Medford, Mass., an activewear apparel manufacturer, recently launched a social networking campaign to increase online discussion about the company and its active wear products. A perfect example is a recent blog posting from our [vice president] of production regarding the new consumer safety rulings on lead in children’s apparel.
Cincinnati-based TSC Apparel announced its 2009 promotion, the Wildcard Advantage. TSC Apparel, along with mill sponsors, Anvil Knitwear, New York and Gildan, Montreal, will send 10 winners and guests to the January 2010 PPAI Las Vegas show.
Heritage Sportswear, Hebron, Ohio, announced it opened an online outlet. The company is offering discounts on discontinued items from previous seasons. In addition, the company announced it is offering free shipping through September 30, 2009 on Web orders of more than $150 with the exception of basic white T-shirts and discounted/sale merchandise.
Avenel, New Jersey-based Vantage Apparel, a manufacturer and decorator of logo apparel, announced the company hired industry veteran Paul Kory as its national accounts manager. Kory arrives at Vantage Apparel with more than 17 years of promotional apparel experience.
Midlothian, Texas-based Ennis Inc. announced its Leipsic, Ohio location recently received the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain of Custody Certification (COC). The certification gives Ennis‐Leipsic the ability to place and print the FSC logo on projects that meet the strict standards of FSC COC criteria. Ennis–Leipsic joins Ennis companies Admore of Macomb, Mich. and Adams McClure of Denver, as Ennis facilities holding FSC COC Certification. Ennis–Leipsic is a long‐run and jumbo-roll forms manufacturing facility.
While many companies are cutting workforces, Philadelphia-based Bodek and Rhodes, a promotional products industry wholesaler of imprintable apparel and accessories, announced it continues to grow. The company added Lisa Sudmeier as outside sales representative catering to Wisconsin and Iowa.
Trevose, Pennsylvania-based BroderBros. announced innovation and major style trends are likely to take a backseat to value-based, quality brands, as the summer selling season approaches.
Philadelphia-based Bodek and Rhodes, a wholesaler of imprintable activewear, is celebrating its 70th anniversary all through 2009 with events for customers across the country.