2011 Supplier Excellence Awards
Promo Marketing, the sister publication of Print Professional, recently announced the winners of its 2011 Supplier Excellence Awards. Every year readers choose the companies they think have the best products, turnover time and customer service in the promotional products industry.
Here is a selection of companies that took the Gold Award in their respective categories.
Port & Company Essential T-Shirt
This heavyweight 6.1 oz. 100 percent pre-shrunk cotton T-shirt has shoulder-to-shoulder taping, a coverseamed neck and double-needle hem. The shirt comes in more than 50 colors. Sizes range from S to 6XL.
Drinkware, SPORTS BOTTLES & OTHER
The Pacific Sports Bottle
This 10x27⁄8" water bottle has 26 oz. capacity, single-wall construction, a twist-on lid and a 5 mm. carabiner. The BPA-free aluminum bottle is reusable and recyclable. It comes in eight colors with three imprint options.
FOOD & DRINK
Maple Ridge Farms
Golden Delights Tower of Sweets
This 15" tower of goodies offers an array of treats for end-users. Contents include Oreo cookies, milk, white and dark Belgian chocolate-covered jumbo Bavarian pretzels and chocolate sea salt caramels. A 33⁄4" gold foil stamp is included on a sheer burgundy ribbon.
Bags, BUSINESS, LUGGAGE & SPORT
Elleven Checkpoint-Friendly Compu-Backpack
This black bag offers a laptop-only section that unfolds to lay flat when going through security checkpoints. Other features include a main zippered compartment with file divider, interior side pockets, removable TechTrap elastic organizer panel, zippered media pocket and hidden pockets for valuables. The bag has a padded back and shoulder straps, a yoke-style handle and room for up to a 17" laptop. A PhotoReal or transfer imprint area of 4x3" is available.