Our Purpose

About the NAUMD

THE HISTORY AND PURPOSE OF THE

NORTH AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIFORM MANUFACTURER AND DISTRIBUTORS

The NAUMD was founded in 1933. This association is a community for the uniform and image apparel industry. It is composed of manufacturers, distributors and associated companies that have a common bond in the future our industry.

We exist to enable our members to create opportunities for a better future.  We do this by connecting ideas and people in ways that provoke conversations and inspire innovation.  The NAUMD is about building a community where strategic relationships are formed, problems are solved and meaningful information empowers a better future.

OUR VISION

NAUMD seeks to be your best source of information about the uniform industry.

   
   
   


NAUMD Past Presidents/Chairs - 1933-2013

We honor those whose efforts allowed us to build, grow and provide programs, services and benefits for all our members from the beginnings of NAUMD.

Louis A. Hirsch, Hirsch, Weintraub& Co. – 1933-35
Irving L. Wilson, Jacob Reeds’ Sons – 1935-37
C.E. Williams, The Lilly Company – 1937-39
Harold W. Schwab, H.W. & I Schwab – 1939-41
Warren Heldman, Fechheimer Bros - 1950-52
Jim Weintraub, Weintraub Brothers – 1952-54
Leo First, Davis Clothes – 1954-56
Raymond Legon, S. Appel Uniforms – 1956-1958
Horace Small, Horace Small – 1965-69
Robert Heldman-1970-’71- Fechheimer Bros.
Donald S. Lavigne Lavigne Co – 72-73.
Jerome Pumpian-’73-‘74 – Howard Uniform Co.
Irvin “Jimmy” Small-’75-’77- Horace Small Mfg.
Ira Legon-’78-’79 Appel Uniforms (now known as Superior Uniform Group)
Michael Wolfe-’80 -’83 – United Uniform of Buffalo
Fred Fruhauf-’84-’85- Fruhauf Uniform Co.
George Heldman-’86- ’87- Fechheimer Bros.
Richard Small-’88-’89- Horace Small Mfg.
Jerry Spiewak-’90-’91- I. Spiewak and Sons
Len Schlosberg-’92-’93- Katzin’s Uniforms
Al Alterman-’94-’95- Somes Uniforms
David Shulevitz-’96-’97- Garment Corp. of America
Ken Werner-’98-’99- Werner Works
Joe Chiusolo-’00-’01 – Turnout Fire and Safety
Michael Spiewak-’02-’03- I. Spiewak and Sons
Michael Broome-’04-’05- Samuel Broome Uniform Accessories
Ron Pate-’06-‘08  Unison Marketing Group
Roger Heldman ’08 – ‘10– Blumenthal Uniforms Company
Steve Zalkin ’10-12 – Alamar Uniform Company
Steve Robinson 12-14 – Liberty Uniform Mfg Co., Inc.
Jim Tewmey '14-16 – VF Imagewear, Inc.  

Brian Garry  Current - Cintas