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NETWORK GROUP

The Workwear Network Group is committed to advancing the workwear segment within the uniform industry. Our network brings together industry professionals and experts to drive innovation, collaboration, and excellence in workwear.

Through shared knowledge and resources, we strive to elevate the standards of safety, functionality, and durability in workwear. By promoting industry best practices and fostering networking opportunities, we aim to enhance the reputation, effectiveness, and impact of workwear across diverse industries.

DIRECTORS

Ted Barber

Portwest

Dan Sciandra

Berne

Ronnie Howard II

Wayne Enterprises

Jeremy Turner

Workwear Outfitters

Leslie McArdle

Aramark Uniform Services

Natalie Wilson

Workwear Solutions

GROUP ACTIVITIES

Education and Training:

  • Develop and deliver educational materials, workshops, and training programs to enhance awareness and understanding of the importance of high-quality workwear in maintaining safety and productivity in various work environments.
  • Collaborate with industry experts to provide technical training and guidance on proper usage, maintenance, and care of workwear.

Collaboration and Networking:

  • Facilitate collaboration, knowledge sharing, and networking opportunities among workwear manufacturers, distributors, and industry professionals through events, forums, and online platforms.
  • Encourage the formation of strategic partnerships and joint initiatives to address common challenges and promote innovation in workwear design and functionality.

Program and Service Development:

  • Identify key areas for improvement in workwear design, materials, and ergonomics through user feedback, market research, and industry trends.
  • Develop programs and services that cater to the specific needs of workers in diverse industries, emphasizing safety, comfort, and functionality.

Reporting and Recommendations:

  • Provide regular detailed reports and updates to the NAUMD General Board of Directors, highlighting the activities, achievements, and challenges faced by the Workwear Network Group.
  • Present recommendations to the General Board of Directors regarding potential industry initiatives, policy changes, and strategic partnerships to elevate the overall quality and impact of workwear.

Manufacturer Promotion:

  • Develop an evaluation framework to assess the quality, reliability, and performance of workwear manufacturers and distributors.
  • Establish recognition programs and awards that promote manufacturers and distributors who meet or exceed industry standards and requirements.

Research and Analysis:

  • Conduct research to identify emerging trends, technological advancements, and best practices in workwear design, materials, and safety standards.
  • Analyze industry data, customer feedback, and regulatory requirements to evaluate existing gaps and potential areas for improvement in workwear.

Standards and Compliance:

  • Collaborate with regulatory bodies, industry associations, and relevant stakeholders to establish and advocate for industry standards that ensure safety, durability, and performance in workwear.
  • Provide input and feedback on proposed regulations and standards affecting the workwear segment of the uniform industry.