The Network Association of Uniform Manufacturers and Distributors (NAUMD) has announced the winners of the 2022 Image of the Year awards program. The awards recognize fashionable, fashion-forward and innovative apparel designs worn by companies.
“These awards recognize uniform designs that help identify employees, extend a company’s brand, increase safety and boost employee morale,” said Rick Levine, executive director of NAUMD.
Hertz won the car rental service category award, given by designer Mi Hub.
Winner of the Best Of The Best and Transport award, the Aviation category is WestJet, designed in collaboration with Juli Grbac and Unisync. Tim Hortons won the Quick Service Restaurants category, also by Unisync Group.
Iron Mountain’s Driver Program won the Transportation, Shipping & Delivery category, designed by Aramark. Workwear Outfitters’ Mopar Dealership program won the Retail, Automotive category.
Keolis won in the Train & Rail category, designed by Galls. And Sysco won the award in the Security and Industrial, High Visibility category, an Aramark program.
Chase won the Retail, Banks, designer Deidre Jefferies and Lands’ End Business Outfitters category. Shoppers Drug Mart, winner of the Retail Grocery category, was created by Unisync. And National Aviation Academy uniforms, winners in the Education category, are manufactured by Superior Group of Companies.
“It was important to me to see how the contestants approached the word ‘innovation,'” said Michael Schwarz of Stan Herman Studio, who served as a judge. “I appreciated those who saw that community impact, sustainability, and forward-thinking design are all necessary to create meaningful programs today.”