By on 2011-02-08


Media Contact: Keith Vincent



Irving, Texas, (February 3, 2011) Haas-Jordan By Westcott (UPIC: UMBRELLA) of Toledo, OH won Two Silver Awards in the 2011 PPAI Suppliers Achievement Award Competition sponsored by Promotional Products Association International (PPAI). Thirty-Four Gold and Silver winners were recognized for manufacturing excellence during The PPAI Expo 2011 in Las Vegas.

“Winning suppliers are honored for their superiority in craftsmanship, graphic arts, creativity, innovation and service to distributors with this award,” said Steve Slagle, CAE, PPAI president and CEO. “The winners worked very hard to earn this special recognition and their commitment to excellence is a tribute to this industry.”

Haas-Jordan By Westcott was presented with two Silver 2011 PPAI Supplier Achievement awards in the categories of Screen Printing on Textiles and Most Creative Promotional Product – Partnership Development. PPAI Awards Action Group members, along with representatives from the printing and jewelers industries, judged the entries according to criteria specific to each of the competition’s 22 categories.

Promotional products are an essential element in the marketing mix. Adding your message to a tangible product turns an ordinary message into a marketing experience your audience can see, touch, hear, smell and even taste. Promotional products are the only way to make a sensible—and memorable—impression. For more information about the PPAI awards program, contact the special events department at

For more information about Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) or to learn more about the proven power of promotional products (including research and case studies), visit the PPAI website at or contact PPAI at 972-258-3040 or

PPAI—the promotional products industry’s only international not-for-profit trade association—offers education, tradeshows, publications, business products and services, mentoring, technology and legislative support to its more than 7,500 global members. Promotional products are more than a $19.4 billion industry and include wearables, writing instruments, calendars, drinkware and many other items, usually imprinted with a company’s name, logo or message.

PPAI created and maintains the UPIC (Universal Promotional Identification Code), the industry’s only free identification system and universal company database.

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