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The company has now met the rigorous qualifications to receive the promotional products industry’s only certification dedicated to product quality, product safety, supply chain security, social accountability and environmental stewardship.

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (March 2, 2015) – The Quality Certification Alliance (QCA), the promotional product industry’s only independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping companies provide safe products, has granted QCA Accreditation to Mason, OH based Vitronic.

To achieve QCA Accreditation, Vitronic completed a rigorous self-assessment and submitted its headquarters and supply base to multiple third-party audits. The QCA Board then used a scorecard representing the performance of the company and its supply chain on the third-party audits as the foundation for granting accreditation.

“Vitronic recognizes the importance of managing the supply chain and ensuring product quality, safety and social compliance,” said Lori Kates, President of Vitronic, “with state and federal regulations being updated, as well as higher standards being demanded by our client base, we knew it was a good business decision to dedicate the resources necessary to complete the challenging QCA Accreditation Program”.

Added Jeffrey P. Jacobs, executive director of QCA, “We knew Vitronic took the necessary, proactive steps to provide safe and compliant product, and the accreditation process proves it. We congratulate them on completing the journey.”

About Vitronic:

Vitronic, with over 100 years of experience, is a top 40 Promotional Products Industry Supplier.   Vitronic focuses on 7 core categories:leather, totes and bags, plush, lifestyle products such as coolers and kits, headwear, umbrellas, business and calendars.  The company is proud to represent the following brands: Coleman® Coolers, totes® Umbrellas,  Isotoner® smarTouch® Gloves, Gund® Plush, Andrew Philips® Leather.  The company offers a variety of imprinting methods including 4-color processing, screen print, Image Lock, embroidery, deboss, hot stamp , Glitz Rhinestones, neon, glitter and reflective.   Visit to learn more.



About QCA:

Chicago, Illinois-based Quality Certification Alliance is an independent, non-governmental accreditation organization whose mission is to elevate the standards by which industry firms that import and/or manufacture promotional products provide consistently safe, high-quality, socially compliant and environmentally conscientious merchandise. QCA Accreditation is granted to companies who complete an independent third-party audit and comply with stringent standards, which are based upon a combination of state and national laws, international standards and industry-accepted best practices that are recognized for their strength and effectiveness by QCA Accredited companies, the promotional products industry and end-user clients.

Jeffrey P. Jacobs is QCA’s executive director. D E (Denise) Fenton serves as executive director – compliance.

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