SnugZ USA of Salt Lake City announced that Jaime Sims has earned the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) credential from the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) Certification Institute. Earning the CPLP credential, Sims possesses the knowledge and skills to be a top performer in the workplace learning and performance field.
The U.S. Small Business Administration has named Charles B. "Chuck" Hammond Jr., president and CEO of Raining Rose Inc. in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, as its 2013 Iowa Small Business Person of the Year.
HPC Global has become an Operation Gratitude Corporate Sponsor by donating more than 14,000 products for packages for U.S. military personnel and veterans. The donated items include sunscreen sprayers, antimicrobial hand sanitizer sprayers and gel bottles, as well as antimicrobial and other types of writing instruments.
Solar Advertising Inc., a long-time supplier of natural and organic personal care promotional products, has been awarded the Supplier of the Year award by the Rocky Mountain Regional Promotional Products Association (RMRPPA) for 2012.
SnugZ USA has just broken ground on its new 10 acre plot in West Jordan, Utah. SnugZ USA currently operates out of three different manufacturing sites and will consolidate into one brand new 120,000 square foot building. The construction phase is scheduled to be complete in the winter of 2013.
Natural Trends announced that Brian Ketterlin, of Bridge Marketing Southwest, has joined the Natural Trends family as the Southwest region multi-line rep. Ketterlin will represent the states of Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana.
HPC Global, located in Hanover, Pa., has hired 28-year industry veteran Michael A. Kogutt, MAS, MASI, as vice president of sales. In this position, Kogutt is tasked with growing sales and, more importantly, quality relationships with distributors.