(Charleston, SC) – May 17, 2017 – Vapor Apparel was recognized for its economic impact in Union County at the 26th Annual Industry Impact Awards held in Columbia. Each year, the South Carolina Department of Commerce honors businesses for their vital contributions to South Carolina's economy with an Industry Appreciation event. Nominees were judged on, capital investment, job creation, community engagement and environmental stewardship. Governor Henry McMaster, presented the Award to Vapor Apparel and the other recipients.
“We are building a team that spans from Charleston to Union” says Jackson Burnett, President and Co-Founder, “That team is focused on delivering the digital Print-On-Demand solutions of tomorrow.”
The company anticipates continued growth and is investing in automation which will enable the company to continue offering a vertical product offering to printers, brands, organizations, events, retailers and consumers.
“We appreciate days like this.” Says Christopher Bernat, Chief Revenue Officer and CoFounder. “They remind us that we are impacting lives as we grow our digital business. Union is a great community and we are proud to be part of its future.”
About us: Headquartered at the Old Charleston Navy Yard, Source Substrates, LLC. (dba Vapor Apparel) manufacturers performance apparel and UV/UPF sun protection apparel for the print-ondemand and digital sublimation marketplaces. Founded in 2004, the company operates a 48,000-sq. ft. digital apparel manufacturing facility in Union, South Carolina. Focused on sustainable products as well as print-on-demand services the company has been recognized for economic growth and innovation in the marketplace by; SC Dept. of Commerce, SC Fastest Growing 25 in 2010,2013, and 2016, SGIA, ASI, and other industry groups.