Inkwell Global Marketing announced that Christine Gianantonio has joined the company and will take an important role in sales and business development. Gianantonio will be based in the company's New Jersey Headquarters and brings more than 10 years experience in the industry.
Chocolate Inn/Taylor & Grant welcomed Jeff DePalma as the newest addition to its staff. DePalma will serve in the role of national sales manager, further developing the growing portfolio of large regional and national accounts for the company.
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Edwards Garment Company announced the appointment of Brett Garran as national key accounts manager. Garran has been in the promotional products industry for many years and specifically in the apparel industry for the last five years.
Properly executed, a uniform program can be a critical part of an institution's branding, especially in the hotels and resorts market where venue appearance is such a core piece of the product.
Vantage Apparel, a leading manufacturer and decorator of logo apparel based in Avenel, N.J., won two gold embroidery awards in the 2013 Suppliers Achievement Award Competition sponsored by Promotional Products Association International.
Jornik Manufacturing Corp., the Stamford, Connecticut-based supplier, on December 10 announced that Jeremy Ratcliff has been hired as national sales manager. Since 2003, Ratcliff has served in various supplier sales capacities at Hub Pen, Lanco and Vantage Apparel, and was a Cyrk distributor prior to moving to the supplier side.
Labor unions have alleged that approximately 500 workers have lost their lives to garment unit fires in the last five years. Most recently, the fire in a garment factory in Karachi Pakistan claimed the lives of nearly 300 workers, exposing the lack of health and safety measures of garment factories in low-cost garment manufacturing hubs like Bangladesh, Pakistan, Cambodia, India, etc.
Many of these garment factories produce product for renowned global brands and retailers like H&M, Levi Strauss, GAP, Topshop, Next, Adidas, Marks & Spencer, Tommy Hilfiger, Timberland, Debenhams, Sports Direct and many more.