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Meet Anna, a SanMar Product Development Manager

May 7, 2019

There are those who think that a t-shirt is a t-shirt is a t-shirt. Anna Leos definitely has something to say about that. “There are a lot of things you don’t realize go into the end garment,” Anna explains. “We’ve thought about every single thing; we’ve thought about the fabric, the color, the stitching, the … Continued

SanMar Family Values: Make a Difference

April 30, 2019

Here at SanMar, our Family Values are at the heart of everything we do. We understand that we have the exciting opportunity to have a positive impact on the communities in which we are involved. This is why Making a Difference is one of our core values and drives many of our decisions. SanMar strives … Continued

Our Ongoing Commitment to Corporate Responsibility

January 15, 2019

When we launched our comprehensive corporate responsibility (CR) report in 2017, we established some ambitious goals to reach by 2020. In the effort of full disclosure, we recently released an update on our progress, highlighting our progress and where we still have some work to do. Arranged by our 2020 goals, Sharing our Progress: 2018 … Continued

Making a Difference for Students in Sri Lanka

December 14, 2016

SanMar strives to make a difference in the communities where we source our products. One of our sourcing facilities in Sri Lanka is located next to a school. During factory visits, several SanMar team members connected with the school and the students, who wanted to practice their English and entertain their American visitors. As the … Continued

Continuing to Pioneer in Africa While Making a Difference

June 21, 2016

Six years ago when SanMar began sourcing from Tanzania we committed to responsible apparel manufacturing in Africa. At the time, we were pioneers in sourcing there and didn’t know the impact the apparel industry would make on the continent. From empowering women with the independence to earn their own income to spurring development in local … Continued