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