Vantage Apparel, leading manufacturer and decorator of logo apparel in Avenel, N.J., has promoted Marci Newsom and Jeff DePalma to regional sales managers.
Vantage Apparel has hired Mark Thieleke as the Sales Representative for North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Western Virginia.
Rainkist Umbrella Co. has added Kim Pugner to the sales team for Rainkist as the new West Coast representative. Pugner has been in the industry for three years, starting at EVA Tees and as a prior West Coast inside sales rep for Vantage Apparel.
Vantage Apparel, a leading manufacturer and decorator of logo apparel based in Avenel, N.J., has announced the realignment of its customer service department to establish regional teams or "PODS" to better service its customer base.
Paul Kory, vice president of sales for Dyenomite Apparel, has been inducted into the Ohio Promotional Professionals Association's (OPPA) Hall of Fame.
Today, The Specialty Advertising Association of Greater New York (SAAGNY) and its five regional partners open registration for PROMOTIONS EAST 2012. With the announcement of open registration came the release of the education schedule, including 30+ sessions, 50+ hours of education and over 25 prominent speakers.
Vantage Apparel has hired G. Spencer Ritchie, CAS for the position of national sales manager for Vantage Apparel Canada. With more than 20 years of promotional sales experience, Ritchie brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the position.
Vantage Apparel announced the company has digitized its 400,000th embroidery logo. This milestone was reached with a submission from Los Angeles-based distributor, PromoShop for their client CBS.
With each passing year, apparel suppliers introduce more styles inspired by pop culture phenomenons, runway looks and professional athletic wear. 2012 will be no different.
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