ARTA Green Summit Sponsor Superior Uniform Group to Speak on Eco-Friendly Fabric Options

ARTA Green Summit Sponsor Superior Uniform Group to Speak on Eco-Friendly Fabric Options

SEMINOLE, Florida – July 14, 2010 ­­– Superior Uniform Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGC), manufacturer of uniforms, image apparel and accessories, today announced Janice Henry, VP of Marketing, will be speaking at the 2010 American Reusable Textile Association (ARTA) Green Summit, July 22-23, in Quebec City, Quebec.

Attendees of the 2010 ARTA Green Summit include associates, suppliers, operators and manufacturers that support the textile maintenance industry. New life cycle assessment research, how-to information and tools to market the benefits of reusable textiles will be discussed. Informational sessions and exhibits will also cover how to enhance and measure the sustainability of current operations and showcase eco-friendly textiles and apparel.

Henry, with more than two decades of uniform and image apparel marketing and design experience, will make the business case for incorporating eco-friendly textiles into product design. The educational presentation, Becoming FabriConscious®, scheduled for July 23, will address the pros and cons of various popular and emerging eco-friendly choices, including recycled polyester, organic cotton, bamboo, soy, and seaweed. Attendees will also learn more about production methods, supply chain availability and comfort—and the motivating business factors for making the switch to eco-friendly fabrics.

Superior Uniform Group is a platinum sponsor of the 2010 ARTA Green Summit and will be exhibiting its new eco-friendly designs, including chef apparel, knit shirts, aprons and housekeeping apparel made from recycled water bottles and recycled textiles.

ARTA, founded in 1982, promotes the interests of its members and the general public by spreading the word about “reusable textiles.” This includes promoting the value of and need for reusable textiles with general and technical educational opportunities for both consumers and producers of reusable textiles through literature, seminars, and technical bulletins. ARTA is committed to positioning reusable textile products as the first choice among consumers and to maintaining a framework on which to plan for a prosperous future. For more information, visit

Superior Uniform Group, Inc., established in 1920, is one of America’s foremost providers of fine uniforms and image apparel.  Headquartered in Seminole, FL, Superior Uniform Group manages award-winning uniform apparel programs for major corporations nationwide. Leaders in innovative uniform program design, global manufacturing, and state-of-the-art distribution, Superior Uniform Group’s financial strength and resources support a customer’s diverse needs while embracing a “Customer 1st, Every Time!” philosophy and culture. Their commitment to service, technology, quality and value-added benefits separates them from the competition in each of their seven primary markets: Healthcare, Hospitality, Food Service, Retail Employee I.D., Government Service, Private Security, and Rental Service. Superior Uniform Group, through their subsidiary “The Office Gurus” is also a near-shore premium provider of cost effective bilingual contact center and office solutions. For more information, please call (800) 727-8643 or visit

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