SanMar Named No. 1 on PPAI 100 List

June 22, 2023

SanMar, Issaquah, Washington, announced that it has been named to the PPAI 100 list for 2023.

“We are honored to be named the Number 1 supplier on the PPAI 100 list,” says Jeremy Lott, CEO of SanMar. “We owe this mark of industry leadership to our team’s unwavering commitment to our people and product and driving positive change in our communities. It’s moments like these that make it clear: Being Nice and Telling the Truth will never go out of style.”

Researched and objectively scored by Promotional Products Association International, PPAI 100 is a prestigious list ranking 50 exemplary distributors and 50 exemplary suppliers in the promotional products industry, according to the organization.

The PPAI 100 is based on several factors including revenue, business growth over time, corporate social responsibility and technology practices, the strength of firms’ workforces, employee happiness, industry faith and more.

“PPAI 100 companies represent the model for our industry, and really any industry,” says Josh Ellis, PPAI Media’s publisher and editor-in-chief. “These are firms that exemplify business done right. The rankings reflect comprehensive excellence, so no company can afford to ignore any aspect of organizational leadership if they want to rank highly – or rank at all. Making PPAI 100 means that you are truly a leader. It’s the highest distinction PPAI bestows on its member companies.”