PMI Stanley Brand Names Sullivan-Bishop Agency ‘2015 Agency of the Year’

February 2, 2016

Agency awarded Golden Stanley for impressive annual performance

SEATTLE, WA (February 2, 2016) – Pacific Market International (PMI) is pleased to announce that Sullivan-Bishop group has been named the STANLEY brand’s Agency of the Year. The group’s outstanding performance and mounting sales achievements in the south-central region earned them the prestigious GOLDEN STANLEY award at the recent Winter Market Outdoor Retailer show.

Over the last year with the STANLEY brand, the Sullivan-Bishop agency has more than doubled their account base and were at the top level of sales increase. STANLEY brand Central Sales Manager, Van Schoessler adds, “The Sullivan-Bishop group brought a high-level of professionalism and drive to our team. They fit right in to our culture of high customer service, working hard and having fun.”

Manager of Sullivan-Bishop, Allen Bishop, states, “The Pearlfrog team got lucky when Stanley decided to bring on more independent rep groups. The Stanley team is comprised of people who are not only exemplary business leaders but also amazing individuals. Of course, the product is unparalleled with its old school roots and innovative cutting-edge design and engineering. The Sullivan-Bishop Agency raises a foamy beverage in salute to #Stanleyness.”

Creators of the thermalware category, PMI’s STANLEY brand continues to expand business in the mug, cooler, spirits, craft-brewing and cookware segments and experience stunning year-over-year growth. The brand’s success is a combination of both great product design and a committed team.

“Combined with an innovative and dedicated product team, our sales team continues to grow and excel.  The Sullivan-Bishop crew knocked it out of the park this year, along with terrific growth and success across all of our regions and sales agencies,” explains Kelly Kraus, Vice President – STANLEY brand.

About the STANLEY brand:

Invented by William Stanley on September 2, 1913 (official patent date), the all steel vacuum bottle revolutionized the way people enjoyed food and beverage. Since then, STANLEY brand products have been delivering superior food and beverage gear for rugged, active lifestyles and remains dedicated to this simple promise: buy STANLEY brand products, get quality gear. Built for Life®. Learn more, visit www.stanley-pmi.com.

About PMI:

Founded in 1983 by Rob Harris and guided by principles of sustainability, community and integrity, PMI manufactures, markets, and designs innovative food and beverage container solutions under three brands.  Their two most recognizable brands, Stanley® and Aladdin®, are both over 100 years old and sold globally.  Migo® was founded in 1999 and is rapidly growing in the Asia Pacific region.  PMI also creates private label products for select global retailers.  Headquartered in Seattle, PMI has offices in Bentonville, Shanghai, Amsterdam, Manila, and Rio de Janeiro. Additionally, PMI has ownership in three manufacturing facilities, one in China and two in Brazil.

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