Gildan Releases 2017 Genuine Responsibility™ Report; Launches new CSR website

August 14, 2018 – Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL; TSX and NYSE) announced the release of its Genuine Responsibility™ 2017 report, which is now available on its new dedicated CSR website www.genuineresponsibility.com.

This year’s report, once again prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards: Comprehensive option, highlights the Company’s 2017 results, key priorities and future commitments toward its vision of Making Apparel Better™. (more…)

Gildan Activewear Reports Record Second Quarter Sales and EPS

August 2, 2018 – Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL: TSX and NYSE) reported record second quarter sales and adjusted diluted EPS ahead of its expectations. Strong sales momentum in key growth areas such as fashion basics and international markets continued during the second quarter. (more…)

SGIA Appoints Chief Economist

July 23, 2018 -The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is pleased to announce that Andrew D. Paparozzi, well-known for his state-of-the-industry reports and economic forecasts for printing, is coming on board as Chief Economist.

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Debco Acquired by Hub Promotional Group

June 2018 – In mid-June, it was announced that Massachusetts-based HUB Promotional Group finalized a deal to add its first Canadian supplier – Debco – to its existing portfolio of companies, which currently includes Hub Pen Company, Beacon Promotions, Best Promotions USA and Cooler Graphics.

“This is is a huge win-win! If anything, we’ll be even better to our customers,” said Alex Morin, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, noting that leadership team and representation across the country will remain on board and intact. (more…)

SGIA Appoints New Executive Vice President

June 19, 2018 – The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is pleased to announce James Martin has come on board as Executive Vice President, Supplier and Manufacturer Relations. In this capacity, Martin will also serve as Executive Secretary of the soon-to-be-launched Supplier and Manufacturer Advisory Council. (more…)

Gildan Activewear to be featured on the Science Channel’s new show: Tomorrow’s World Today

May 2, 2018 – Gildan Activewear will be featured on the Science Channel’s exciting new TV show – Tomorrow’s World Today – which explores global concepts of inspiration, creation, sustainability, technology, and production. 

Follow the journey of proudly grown US cotton from the fields of North Carolina through Gildan’s vertically-integrated manufacturing operations, with sustainable solutions and innovative technology on display.

The episode will air Sunday May 6, 8 p.m. EST, on the Science Channel. (more…)

Technosport Canada Launches new Website

April 16, 2018 – Technosport Canada is proud to announce that it has officially launched it’s new website platform. As part of its website launch, Technosport Canada is happy to offer free Purolator Ground freight for every order placed from April 16th to 20th. (Applies to online orders only).

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Spector & Co. acquired by private equity firm Blue Point Capital

April 4, 2018 – Blue Point Capital Partners, in partnership with management, announced the acquisition Spector & Co.

“We are excited about partnering with the Blue Point team,” said Rob Spector, CEO of Spector & Co. “Blue Point brings highly relevant experience and expertise needed as we pursue the next chapter of growth for the Company.”

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Modern Flare Sales adds new multi-line rep

March 19, 2018 – Michael Fisher of Modern Flare Sales is pleased to announce the recent addition of Andre Pinnock of Maven Sales, a multi-line agency to help represent these product lines Macseis Techwise, TMT Canada & Troy Apparel (hockey & Baseball) in Ontario. (more…)