Supplier News

Hexa Custom Launches Its First Ever 100 Percent Customizable Premium Rain Jacket
May 15, 2020 at 11:00 am

Hexa Custom, Boulder, Colo., set forth into spring with the launch of its first fully-customizable premium rain jacket, delivering weather protection that’s comfortable and 100 percent on-brand. Hexa Custom debuted in late 2019, offering 100 percent customizable, premium down jackets built from the ground up with no minimums and a three-week delivery window. The fully…

Delta Apparel Announces Two-Year Contract Extension for Chairman & CEO Robert W. Humphreys
May 13, 2020 at 11:36 am

Delta Apparel, Greenville, S.C., announced a two-year extension of the employment contract with its chairman and CEO, Robert W. Humphreys. His employment will now expire with the filing of the Annual Report on Form 10-K for fiscal year 2022. Humphreys joined the company in 1998 as CEO and became chairman of the board of directors…

5B’s Embroidery & Screen Print Shifts to PPE Production, Protects Employees
May 12, 2020 at 9:50 am

With growing concerns due to the COVID-19 outbreak in Ohio, 5B’s Embroidery & Screen Print, Zanesville, Ohio, has shifted its focus to joining the fight. 5B’s started making masks for the local hospital and then selling face coverings on its online retail store, all while adhering to the CDC’s social distancing guidelines. Beginning in late…

The Vernon Company Names PCNA 2019 Supplier of the Year
May 11, 2020 at 12:02 pm

The Vernon Company, Newton, Iowa,  recently recognized Polyconcept North America (PCNA) with the 2019 Supplier of the Year Award during the company’s annual national sales meeting. The Supplier of the Year Award is given annually to the industry supplier that provides the best overall service to The Vernon Company and its customers. The award is…

PPAI Appoints PCNA's David Nicholson to Board
May 7, 2020 at 9:15 am

Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), Irving, Texas, has announced that David Nicholson, president of Polyconcept North America (PCNA), New Kensington, Pa., has joined the PPAI Board of Directors. Nicholson fills the seat vacated by former board member Bill Mahre, CAS. Nicholson’s term begins immediately and runs through the PPAI Expo…

BIC Graphic Senior VP of Business Development Dave Saracino Retires
May 6, 2020 at 1:34 pm

After 36 years with BIC Graphic North America, Dave Saracino has decided to retire, effective immediately. Saracino made an incredible impact on both BIC Graphic and the promo industry over the course of his career. After starting with BIC Graphic in 1985 as a retail sales representative in Toronto, Saracino was promoted through several different sales roles...

Gildan Might Make Its Face Mask Production Permanent
May 1, 2020 at 2:37 pm

After adding production of face masks and gowns for health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, Gildan Activewear said that it’s considering making this facet of its business permanent, even after the stay-at-home orders relax and things regain relative normalcy...

alphabroder, Prime Line Adds New PPE Category to Websites
April 24, 2020 at 10:54 am

alphabroder, Trevose, Pa., along with its hard goods division Prime Line, have updated their websites to have a new category of products: personal protective equipment (PPE). “The current situation with COVID-19 necessitated us to launch new options for our customers—a curated search that now houses all the PPE-type products we carry, from scrubs to ice…