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NAUMD selects innovation awards winners

Jun '20
Aramark Uniform Services, Smith & Warren, Bulwark Protective Apparel/VF Workwear, and Design Collective by Cintas have won the 2020 Innovation Awards. The awards by the North American Association of Uniform Manufacturers and Distributors (NAUMD) recognise unique design, advanced technology and excellence in the public safety uniform and apparel industry.

Aramark Uniform Services has got the award for the Best Fabric Innovation, Smith & Warren for the Best Badge or Emblem Design, Bulwark Protective Apparel/VF Workwear for the Best Garment Innovation, and Design Collective by Cintas got the award for the Best Garment Innovation.

“We’re excited to shine a spotlight on the uniform suppliers who went above and beyond to create more stylish, efficient and comfortable apparel,” said Steve Zalkin, president, NAUMD. “Our innovation awards represent the unique ways shoes, apparel, badges and more transform the overall function and comfort of a uniform. This year’s winners used cutting-edge technology and creativity to design inspiring apparel.”

The 2020 Innovation Award winners were determined by a panel of independent judges. The panel reviewed each submission and judged the innovations based on the benefit to the wearer, application of new technology, overall creativity and the quality of the research process that produced the innovation. The competition is open to all companies in the image apparel and uniform industry. Participants must submit a completed entry form, as well as photographs or drawings depicting the innovation.

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