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Awards & Recognition
The Counselor Top 40 Supplier (2012)
ASI Distributor Choice Awards Winner for Decorated Apparel (Winner 6 consecutive years)
2014 PPAI Suppliers Golden Achievement Award for Embroidery (Winner 18 consecutive years)
2010 PPAI Best of the Best Supplier Achievement Award
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Vantage Apparel Partners with PGA of America
Avenel, NJ (June 23, 2014): Vantage Apparel, leading manufacturer and decorator of logo apparel, has been chosen by PGA of America as an apparel supplier and the exclusive embroiderer for its Member Merchandise Program.

The Member Merchandise Program allows the more than 27,000 PGA members to buy product with the PGA of America, PGA Master Professional, PGA Professional, PGA Certified Professional as well as, new for this year, PGA Championship and Ryder Cup logos.

In addition to lowering product cost, this new partnership reduces the risk of inventory accumulation for PGA of America. The strength of the revamped operation should lead to a more successful and beneficial program.

“I believe the new program, which focuses on product, presentation and pricing, along with the option to purchase PGA Championship and Ryder Cup logoed product, will be a service that is fully embraced and utilized by the membership,” said Michael Quirk, senior director, merchandising for the PGA of America.

“We are very excited to work closely with such a prestigious, highly-regarded organization,” said Eric Eder, director of sales, Vantage Apparel. “PGA of America aims to provide the best products at the most affordable prices for its members, which is exactly what Vantage strives for every day. This is a winning combination for all parties involved.”

Vantage Apparel Holds Annual Blood Drive to Help Save Lives
Avenel, NJ (June 21, 2013): Vantage Apparel, leading manufacturer and decorator of logo apparel, hosted its yearly blood drive on Thursday, June 13, in support of the Blood Center of New Jersey in East Orange.

More than two dozen Vantage associates participated in the event, helping to raise almost 25 pints of blood. Every three pints of blood collected will be able to save the life of one person in need.

The Blood Center of New Jersey is a statewide blood center providing blood, blood products and hemotherapy services in a coordinated effort with the integrated delivery system of healthcare providers in the state.

Vantage Golf Supplies Uniforms for John Deere Classic Volunteers
Avenel, NJ (June 14, 2013): Vantage Golf, known for their green grass private label and basics programs, will be outfitting more than 1800 volunteers with golf apparel at the upcoming PGA John Deere Classic beginning July 11th at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois. The uniforms consist of three different polos in custom colors for the event. This represents the second year in a row the company was selected as the uniform provider. According to Eric Eder, National Sales Manager for Vantage Golf, “We provide our tournament customers with a turn-key solution for apparel, including everything from design concepts to cresting, to special distribution and packaging services. Our reputation for successfully handling large volume orders has really helped grow our event business over the last few years.”

Vantage Apparel Releases New Golf Apparel Color Collections

More fashion in their function.


Avenel, NJ (April 22, 2013): Vantage Apparel, a brand known primarily for its basics and private label programs, has recently expanded its fashion offering with the release of merchandised golf apparel color story collections. The company’s new collections promote more color choices across all categories, including performance golf shirts, active pullovers and lifestyle pieces in casual button-down shirts and sweaters.

Amidst the seven different color stories, Soho Views mixes Crimson, Black and White for an edgy, sophisticated feel, Ulawun Eruption uses Purple combined with Black and Dark Grey for a sleek look and Lanai Nights provides bold options with bright colors such as Orange and Royal . Key apparel items in the assortments are a new Club Stripe Performance Polo, a sophisticated two-tone Nail Head Patterned Polo and a Three-Color Textured Stripe Performance Polo all made in the company’s signature moisture management fabric, Vansport™. In addition to printed brochures, an interactive color search page is available for customers on the company’s new website, vantage77.com. Eric Eder, National Sales Manager for Vantage Golf, commented, “Our goal with this release is to introduce more exciting performance fabrics and fashion colors in the price range that buyers are used to seeing from Vantage.”

Vantage Apparel Partners with Jardine Associates for Collegiate Sales
Avenel, NJ (February 6, 2012): Vantage Apparel, leading manufacturer and decorator of logo apparel, has entered an agreement with Jardine Associates for representation in the collegiate market. Effective immediately, Jardine Associates will take over sales for Vantage branded apparel to leased bookstores, independent bookstores and fan shops throughout the country. Joe Marrinan, President of Jardine commented, “Jardine Associates is very proud to have been selected to represent Vantage. Vantage has an incredible reputation for quality and service and we know we can take Vantage to the next level within the college bookstore market.” Any customer with questions regarding their account is encouraged to call or email Pete Waldron, Managing Director for Vantage Apparel at 732.740.3160 or petew@vantageapparel.com.

Vantage Apparel Digitizes 400,000TH Logo
Avenel, NJ (January 25, 2012): Vantage Apparel, leading manufacturer and decorator of logo apparel digitized its 400,000th embroidery logo. This impressive milestone was reached with a submission from Los Angeles-based distributor, PromoShop for their client CBS Studios. Vantage digitizes an average of 13, 000 logos a year and produces over 4 million embroidered garments annually in their three company-owned embroidery facilities across the US. They have been recognized numerous times for their excellence in embroidery having won the Gold PPAI Suppliers Achievement award for embroidery sixteen years in a row and the ASI Distributor Choice Award for the #1 Decorated Apparel Supplier five years running. In addition to their award-winning embroidery services, Vantage also offers in-house screen printing, digital printing, laser etching and laser appliqué decoration.

Vantage Apparel Tops List for Decorated Apparel
Avenel, NJ (January 23, 2012): Vantage Apparel, leading manufacturer and decorator of logo apparel,
won two gold awards in the 2012 PPAI Suppliers Achievement Awards competition sponsored by
Promotional Products Association International and a first place finish in the 2012 ASI Distributor Choice Awards for Decorated Apparel.

Vantage won the PPAI Suppliers Achievement Award in the category of Embroidery I with a colorful left-chest design for an environmental organization and a second gold in the category of Embroidery II with an impressive full-back interpretation of the official artwork of the Kentucky Derby. This year’s win marks the company’s 16th consecutive first-place finish for Embroidery.

For the 5th year in a row, distributors have voted Vantage as the best company industry-wide for supplying decorated apparel. Company President Ira Neaman was on hand at the ASI Show Orlando to accept the Distributor Choice Award for Decorated Apparel.

Vantage Apparel Extends Social Media Reach on Facebook
Avenel, NJ (October 11, 2010): Vantage Apparel, leading full-service supplier of logo apparel, has extended their social media reach by launching a corporate fan page on Facebook. Located at www.facebook.com/vantageapparel “fans” can keep up on the latest company news and interact with members of the Vantage community.

This announcement comes in conjunction with their partnership with StoneMass, an innovative online and product marketing company, to begin offering distributors a new sales and marketing application for their own Facebook fan pages. This application, SMpublisher™, is a proprietary Facebook product offered exclusively by StoneMass which gives distributors the opportunity to showcase a variety of Vantage products and decoration ideas on their Facebook fan page as a permanent tab.

To get your page ready for the Vantage Apparel tab, or to set up a fan page for the first time, visit www.stonemass.com to view a tutorial or contact StoneMass at 888-586-1115.

Vantage Recognized For Supplier Excellence
Avenel, NJ (August 5, 2010): Vantage Apparel, leading manufacturer and decorator of logo apparel, received a Supplier Excellence Award from AIA Corporation at their 2010 National Sales Summit in St. Charles, Illinois. According to Krissy Preuss, Supplier Relations Coordinator for AIA, “The supplier excellence award is presented to MVP suppliers who consistently demonstrate their willingness to support AIA Owners by providing outstanding customer service, top quality products and sales aids, on-time delivery and satisfactory problem resolution.” Paul Kory, Vantage Director of Sales, accepted the award.

Vantage Launches Online Product Virtual Application
Avenel, NJ (May 28, 2010): Vantage Apparel, leading manufacturer and decorator of logo apparel, has launched a new product virtual application on its website that allows users to quickly drop a logo on any product image and save or email a high-quality photo. It’s an instant process that provides a professional looking image for presentation or virtual sampling purposes. Distributors have the option to access logos from their online InfoTrack library or upload new artwork. This free service is only available to registered users on vantageapparel.com.

Vantage Apparel introduces Reverse Burn-Out Laser Decoration
Avenel, NJ (March 25, 2009): Vantage Apparel, award-winning manufacturer and decorator of logo apparel, has introduced a new laser decoration technique, Reverse Burn-Out Appliqué. This retail-inspired embellishment method is a reverse appliqué technique that involves placing a piece of appliqué on the back side of the garment fabric.

Vantage Apparel Receives Top Honors For Decorated Apparel From ASI
Avenel, NJ (January, 2009): Vantage Apparel, leading manufacturer and decorator of logo apparel, received the 2009 ASI Distributor Choice Award for Decorated Apparel. This first place ranking marks the company's second year in a row in the top spot.

Vantage Apparel Wins Gold For Embroidery From PPAI
Avenel, NJ (January, 2009): Vantage Apparel, leading manufacturer and decorator of logo apparel, was honored with a Gold Award at the 53rd annual PPAI Suppliers Achievenment Awards competition sponsored by Promotional Products Association International. The Gold embroidery award was won with an artistic interpretation of Mother Earth.

Vantage Apparel Receives Top Awards For Embroidery, Website Design & Decorated Apparel - Triple Crown Victory
Avenel, NJ (February 15, 2008): Vantage Apparel, leading manufacturer and decorator of logo apparel, was honored with 2 Gold Awards at the 52nd annual PPAI Suppliers Achievement Awards competition sponsored by Promotional Products Association International and a first place finish in the 2008 ASI Distributor Choice Awards for Decorated Apparel.

Vantage Supplies Super Bowl T-Shirts Super Fast
Avenel, NJ (February 5, 2008): Vantage Apparel, leading manufacturer and decorator of logo apparel, was contracted by Reebok to screen print the winning Giants Super Bowl XLII logo on their T-shirts for next-day retail sales.

Vantage Apparel Named Top 50 Screen Printer
Avenel, NJ (August 1, 2007): Vantage Apparel, leading manufacturer and decorator of logo apparel, qualified as a Top 50 screen printer according to Impressions Magazine.

Vantage Apparel Leads With Laser
Avenel, NJ (August 1, 2007): Vantage Apparel, leading manufacturer and decorator of logo apparel, has installed the first Tajima SEIT Laser System in North America.

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