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Vital Update, July

Wounded Warrior Project Update

BWounded Warrior ProjectIC Graphic reports that $123,000 has been raised for the Wounded Warrior Project. There is still time to participate in giving to this worthwhile cause as the program will continue through the end of the year. BIC Graphic will donate $2 for orders of select products. Look for the WWP logo next to qualifying products in the 2015 BIC Graphic USA catalog or online at and

Members receive HLAC accreditation

Congratulations to International Laundry Services of El Paso, Texas and Medi-Clean of Aston, Pennsylvania. Both were recently accredited by the Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC). To receive HLAC accreditation, these companies had to pass a rigorous inspection process. Passing inspection means their operational processes adhere to professionally recognized infection prevention and control policies.

In congratulating International and Medi-Clean, HLAC’s Executive Director Regina Baras noted that laundries that become accredited have a competitive edge and are in good company with other like-minded leaders in the industry. She said meeting and maintaining HLAC Accreditation Standards means a laundry has made a commitment to a new level of excellence in the way it processes textiles.

Primeline Continues Summer Dream Reward Contest

Primeline will be awarding prizes ranging from $200 Amazon Gift Cards to Four Star Luxury trips for any qualified purchase of $5,000 or more. To qualify, orders must be placed before August 31, 2015, be marked with salesperson’s name and the promo code: DREAM. See the contest rules at this link or call Primeline at (800) 873-7746.

New Tools for Driving Growthalphabroder Occupational Catalog 2015

alphabroder recently introduced new marketing tools to help your sales team build business. First, the new Occupational Apparel Catalog features apparel and accessories designed to meet the specific needs of various work environments.

From Hospitality & Resort to Manufacturing to Outdoor & Performance, the guide features apparel best suited for eight focused industry categories. “The Occupational Apparel Guide acts as a one-stop for workwear outfitting various industries and vertical segments,” said Andrea L. Routzan, Senior Vice President of Portfolio & Supplier Management.
For tailoring professional client presentations, a complete Occupational Apparel Marketing Package is also available. Included is a Customizable Storyboard, a Product Success Story, Flyers and a Webinar to train your sales team. Visit or contact Strategic Account Team Phone: (800) 523-4585 [first choose option 5 then ext. 4493].

Golden Star Announces New Director of Healthcare

Golden Star is pleased to announce Gordon Roll as our Director of Healthcare. Gordon is an executive leader of healthcare sales and marketing with over 25 years of experience.

“Gordon will work with our various distribution channels to develop strategic programs and position our solution based products to increase business. Mr. Roll is an innovative leader who is dedicated to exceeding goals and driving revenue within the healthcare arena for Golden Star,” says Mark Julo,

Advantage Reader

Chris Smith, Publishing Account Manager for BIC Graphic, shared this photo of his son, Brady, enjoying The Advantage in his car seat.