Divisions, Partners and Associations
Penn Emblem Company partners and participates in many of the industry related associations and buying groups, as well as groups and organizations that serve promotional products and ancillary groups that utilize image and identification. Penn Emblem Company supports and participates at all levels of these organizations to gain better knowledge and perspectives of their customers’ needs and direction.
ImprintsUSA specializes in sublimation systems and supplies, including printers, ink and a variety of substrates designed for sublimated decoration.
Emblemtek is one of the leading emblem manufacturers and distributors of identification labeling, mending and textile transfer solutions in Canada. With operations based in Vankleek Hill, Ontario (outside Montréal), Emblemtek covers the entire country, focusing on the rental laundry, institutional laundry, textile manufacturing and promotional marketplaces.
Geo Knight & Co. Inc. is known throughout the imprinting industry for high-quality heat press machinery. It offers a range of heat press machines from entry-level equipment to commercial- and industrial-grade manual and automatic heat presses that are made in the USA.
Geo Knight & Co. Inc
Texas Automation Products manufactures high quality analog and digital heat seal machines and accessories for applying label tapes, emblems, appliqués, ink transfers, bar code labels and other heat seal materials.
Texas Automation Products Inc.
Sawgrass Technologies Inc. is a leading developer of digital printing technologies that allow companies to customize a vast array of products – large and small – including plastics, metals, films, ceramics and textiles.
Sawgrass Technologies Inc.
SanMar is a supplier of stylish blank apparel to Screenprinters, embroiderers, athletic dealers and promotional companies. Penn Emblem works with SanMar to decorate their products with cutting-edge transfers, patches and labels. Learn more at https://www.sanmar.com
Advertising Specialty Institute (www.asicentral.com) is the largest media and marketing organization serving the advertising specialty industry, with a membership of 33,000+ distributors and 3,500+ suppliers of imprintable products. ASI#77120
CSC Network (http://networkcsc.com) The National Alliance of Independent Launderers helps members to compete and profitably grow their businesses. In addition to negotiating supplier discounts and rebates for its members, CSCNetwork offers training and marketing support.
Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center (http://www.dvirc.org) is an Economic Development organization committed to assisting small and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises compete and grow in the global economy.
Embroidery Trade Association (www.embroiderytrade.org) includes commercial embroiderers; suppliers to the industry; and others with an interest in the embroidery business among its members. The ETA provides education, business support, networking, research, consumer outreach and sourcing discounts to its membership.
Graphic Arts Association (http://www.graphicartsassociation.org/) is the only regional trade association for the printing industry serving Pennsylvania, Central and Southern New Jersey and Delaware. The mission of the Graphic Arts Association is to provide business relationships, expertise and education that ensure the strength and profitability of member companies in the graphics, print and digital communications industries in DE, PA and NJ.
Imprinted Sportswear Shows (http://www.issshows.com/) – ISS is the largest trade show dedicated to the decorated apparel industry. Located nationwide, attendees that primarily screen print or embroider on t-shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies, promotional material, baby items and so much more will find the best selection of vendors for supplies and screen printing equipment.
Independent Textile Rental Association (www.itra.us) is an international association dedicated to promoting the success of independent textile rental companies through education and training; operator networking; and informational exchanges with suppliers.
MidAtlantic Employers’ Association (https://www.meainfo.org/) delivers essential Human Resource services that attract, retain and motivate their workforce. Members see in us a single source for HR services that deliver responsive, practical solutions to their HR needs.
Missoula Textile Services (http://www.mtsa.net/) provides dry cleaning and laundry services for all linens and materials. For over 90 years, MTSA served the Missoula area by offering a wide array of products and services to customers. “We are not the best because we are the oldest. We are the oldest because we are the best.”
National Safety Council (www.nsc.org) partners with businesses, government agencies, elected officials and the public to prevent unintentional injuries and deaths. NSC provides knowledge and resources that enable members to reduce risks, engage employees, measure progress and continuously improve safety management systems at work, home or on the road.
North-American Association of Uniform Manufacturers & Distributors(www.NAUMD.com) represents the interests of all parties in the uniform and image apparel industry. Its membership includes companies that design, manufacture and sell uniforms and uniform accessories, as well as those that provide services to the uniform industry in North America.
THE NBM SHOW (https://thenbmshow.com/) – The NBM show is produced by NBM (National Business Media) and NBM Events, and offers multiple dimensions of opportunity to improve business by combining the very latest equipment, supplies and services in the sign making, digital printing, apparel, apparel decorating, embroidery, screen-printing, sublimation, awards, engraving and custom gift market.
Northeast Laundry Association (http://nelaundry.org/) is the association in the Northeast representing textile supply and service companies. NELA members provide, clean, and maintain reusable textile products, such as uniforms, sheets, table linen, shop and print towels, floor mats, mops, and other items to businesses in all industries. These industries include light, heavy, and hi-tech manufacturing; healthcare; restaurants; service, retail, construction and transportation industries and institutions.
Promotional Products Association International (http://www.ppai.org) is a membership organization leading the evolving promotional products industry in growth, innovation and success.
Society For Human Resource Management (http://www.shrm.org) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession.
Textile Rental Services Association (www.trsa.org) is an international organization representing companies that supply laundered garments, uniforms, linens, floor mats, towels and other products necessary for businesses to operate clean, safe facilities while maintaining an attractive environment and image. TRSA advocates for protecting and expanding the textile services market; conducts research and benchmarking initiatives; and provides industry education via its Textile Services magazine and the annual Clean Show.
Universal-Unilink Purchasing Association (www.universal-unilink.com)represents over 600 independent industrial laundries in the United States and Canada. It is designed to provide consolidated purchasing power to its members in the business of uniforms, textiles, laundries, wearables and promotional products.
Western Textile Services Association (www.wtsa.org) serves the interests of industrial uniform and linen supply textile rental companies, along with their suppliers. With membership of over 200 textile rental plants and 75 supplier companies in the Western United States, WTSA keeps members informed and represented regarding important industry trends and legislative issues.
Sage World (www.sageworld.com) was founded in 1992 with one specific goal in mind – to transform the promotional products industry with newer, better technology, lower prices and exceptional customer service. With over 45,000 distributor users spending over 11 million hours in SAGE and performing over 90 million product searches each year and growing, we’d say we’re on the road to making our mark. #51525