Charleston’s Vapor Apparel Wins Product of the Year for Innovative Apparel

Product of the Year awards and entries will be on display at the 2017 SGIA Expo.

Charleston, SC, September 14, 2017 – Local performance apparel manufacturer, Vapor Apparel is proud to announce its Solar Performance shirt style has received the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association’s (SGIA) Product of the Year Award in the “finished textile category”.

“This is part of an extensive line of innovative products from Vapor Apparel” says Jackson Burnett, President.” We are proud to be developing these products in the Low Country and bringing them to market worldwide.”

Hundreds of entries from over 70 countries were submitted for this year’s awards which span the digital textile and print-on-demand marketplaces. This is the third time Vapor Apparel has received this award for product innovations and quality.

Vapor Apparel products are found throughout the low country. They work with well-established retailers such as The Charleston Angler, Halfmoon Outfitters, and SeeWee Outpost. The company continues to grow with regional and international brands and is entering its 14th year in business.

“Our sublimation certified colors make a significant impact at retail” says Christopher Bernat, Chief Revenue Officer at Vapor Apparel. “Our customers can compete with bigger brands and grow their markets with these colored shirts for sublimation printing. As ecommerce increases so does the need new apparel concepts.”

The coveted Product of the Year jewel awards will be presented in a special ceremony Monday, October 9th, in conjunction with the 2017 SGIA Expo.