UNISYNC RECEIVES 20th NAUMD DESIGN AWARD
Toronto ON, April 5, 2018: Unisync Corp. (TSXV: “UNI”) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary Unisync Group Limited (“Unisync Group”) has been selected by the North American Association of Uniform Manufacturers and Distributors (“NAUMD”) to receive the Image of the Year Award for its recent new design of the entire Image Apparel program for Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited (“Gateway”).
Gateway is one of the largest and most diversified gaming companies in Canada. Gateway has approximately 6000 employees, operates 25 gaming properties across Canada and has four distinct site brands – Grand Villa, Starlight, Cascades and Playtime. The new uniforms are consistent in appearance between the sites, yet with each distinct brand’s colour accents featured on shirts and accessories. The new uniform program’s upscale, professional, and coordinated clothing styles proudly promote employee and customer recognition of Gateway’s corporate and site brand identities.
“Unisync is proud to win this award and would like to thank leaders throughout the Gateway organization for their involvement. Our thanks also to the NAUMD for their recognition” commented B. James Bottoms, President, Unisync Group.
“The launch of the new uniform program is an important step in Gateway’s corporate brand strategy. We are grateful for the opportunity to partner with Unisync in this important initiative. On behalf of everyone in the organization, we would like to thank the NAUMD for the prestigious Image of the Year Award”, commented Scott Phillips, Gateway’s SVP of Human Resources.
NAUMD has been recognizing the best workplace apparel programs with its Image of the Year Awards since 1978. Independent judges evaluate the programs on 1) originality of design, 2) projection of branding, 3) functionality for the job, and 4) use of technology and innovation. This most recent Image of the Year award is the 20th received by Unisync Group and its subsidiaries since joining the organization.
Unisync Corp. operates through two business units: Unisync Group of Mississauga, Ontario and Peerless Garments LP (“Peerless”) of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Unisync Group is a leading customer-focused provider of corporate apparel, serving a list of Canadian iconic brands through operations in Vancouver, Calgary, Mississauga, Guelph, Carleton (Ottawa Region), Montreal and the Maritimes. Peerless specializes in the production and distribution of highly technical protective garments, military operational clothing and accessories for a broad spectrum of Federal, Provincial and Municipal government departments and agencies. The Unisync Group is a vertically integrated Canadian enterprise with exceptional capabilities in garment design, domestic manufacturing and off-shore outsourcing, including state-of-the-art web based B2B ordering, distribution and program management systems.
For more information on our capabilities, products and services please visit our website at www.unisyncgroup.com.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors
Douglas F. Good, CEO
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Douglas F Good at 778-370-1725
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