And guess who won? Yup! Mr. LongArm took home the “National Hardware Show American Manufacturing Award for Best On-site Patriotic Marketing”. Below is the official press release from the National Hardware Show. Congrats to our Show Team and the other recipients!
2016 National Hardware Show American Manufacturing Award Winners Announced
Las Vegas, NV – May 5, 2016 – As a supporting partner of the National Hardware Show, Made in USA Brand and GBQ Partners sponsored the National Hardware Show American Manufacturing Awards. The award ceremony took place on May 5th on the main stage at the 2016 National Hardware Show in Las Vegas, NV. John Lederer, National Hardware Show representative, presented the awards.
The three award winners were chosen from over 100 companies exhibiting in the Made in USA Product Display within the National Hardware Show. These three award-winning exhibitors reflect excellence in design, quality and innovation in the following categories:
National Hardware Show American Manufacturing Award for Best Packaging:
Walters Seed Company, Herb Growing Kit – Holland, MI
National Hardware Show American Manufacturing Award for Best On-site Patriotic Marketing:
Mr. LongArm, Extension Poles – Greenwood, MO
National Hardware Show American Manufacturing Award for Best New Product:
Garris Brands, Dura Tie – Mattawan, MI
Manufacturing products that are made in America is becoming increasingly important to conscientious consumers. The National Hardware Show, Made in USA Brand and GBQ Partners are working together to support manufacturers who are at the forefront of this national trend.
Made in USA Brand commissioned Art of Fire Contemporary Glass Studio to fabricate the National Hardware Show American Manufacturing Awards. Located in northern Maryland, Art of Fire is a working glass studio producing major pieces of art for retail and the collector.
About the National Hardware Show®:
The National Hardware Show® celebrates a rich history spanning 70+ years of serving the home improvement marketplace. From its early beginnings in New York during the post-World War II housing boom and eventual move to Chicago in the 1970s, to today’s current location in Las Vegas, the National Hardware Show continually evolves through the industry’s involvement, commitment and passion to improving America’s quality of life through their homes. Today, the National Hardware Show is the place for global manufacturers, associations, organizations and the media to unveil their new products, ideas and insight to a broad spectrum of home improvement resellers. For more information on the National Hardware Show, visit www.nationalhardwareshow.com.
About the Made in USA Brand and GBQ Partners:
Made in the USA Brand, LLC has teamed with GBQ Partners LLC, an independent CPA firm to administer the Made in USA Brand Certification Mark logo verification program process. Made in USA Brand licensees meet accreditation standards through verification or self-certification. Made in USA Brand does not verify members’ self-certified U.S. origin claims. For more information, visit www.madeintheusabrand.com.