AJM International Hires New Toronto/GTA Rep

October 5, 2017 – AJM International has announced that it has hired Mark Post as its new sales representative for the Toronto-GTA region.
Mark will be based in AJM’s Mississauga office and can be contacted at markp@ajmintl.com.

Gildan to Participate at CIBC 16th Annual Eastern Institutional Investor Conference

Sept 21, 2017 – Gildan Activewear Inc. announced that Rhodri J. Harries, Executive Vice-President, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, will participate in an interactive discussion on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 8:00 AM EDT at the CIBC 16th Annual Eastern Institutional Investor Conference to be held in Montreal, Quebec.

A live audio webcast of the discussion will be available on Gildan’s website at http://www.gildancorp.com/events, as well as a replay of the webcast, after the conclusion of the discussion, for the next 30 days.

Gildan Included In the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for Fifth Consecutive Year

September 15, 2017 – Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL: TSX and NYSE), has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World Index) for the fifth consecutive year and the DJSI North American Index for the second consecutive year. Gildan remains the only North American company in the Textiles, Apparel and Luxury Goods industry group listed in the DJSI World Index.


WICS/PQ Show Reflects Industry Optimism

DJN2It5VwAAE7V5September 11, 2017 – The 2017 Western Imprint Canada Show returned to Calgary, Alberta on September 8th & 9th with its strongest event in years, reflecting the increased optimism for the industry’s market turnaround after years of struggle.

With a strong trade buyer presence and an impressive turnout of end-buyers for the inaugural PromoQuest event, attendees and exhibitors alike were expressing an expectation of better times coming for the industry.

The Imprint Canada Show next travels to Toronto, January 5th & 6th, 2018 at the Toronto Congress Centre. The Show will return to western Canada in September 2018, to celebrate its 20th anniversary in Calgary!

promocatalyst appoints Director of Operations and Business Development

Sept 6, 2017 – promocatalyst is pleased welcome Bobby Ramjist as Director of Operations and Business Development.


Gildan Activewear Reports Strong Second Quarter Results

August 3, 2017 – Gildan Activewear Inc. (TSX:GIL)(NYSE:GIL) announced strong earnings growth and free cash flow generation for the second quarter ended July 2, 2017, while updating its 2017 full year guidance.

The full press release can be read here: 

A&E boosts commitment to sustainable business practices 

July 11, 2017 – American & Efird (A&E), has announced it has joined the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Programme. As a sustainability leader in the  textile industry, A&E is proud to join over 20 leading brands working together to drive industry-wide change in responsible chemicals management.  (more…)

Gildan releases its 2016 Corporate Social and Environmental Report

July 4, 2017 – Gildan Activewear has released its 2016 Corporate, Social and Environmental Responsibility Report (CSR), in which the company demonstrated good progress in 2016 towards its 2020 environmental goals which call for a 10% reduction in energy, water, Green House Gas (GHG) emissions and landfill waste intensity, per kg of product, from owned operations, when compared to the 2015 baseline year.


Staples Inc. to be Sold to Private Equity Firm Sycamore Partners

July 3, 2017 – Reuters recently reported that private equity firm, Sycamore Partners, recently announced its intention to acquire Staples Inc. (SPLS.O), which is the parent company of Staples Promotional Products, for approximately US$6.9 billion.