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Top 40 Suppliers 2016

Counselor’s exclusive ranking of the suppliers with the most revenue in the ad specialty market.

Click on the company links below to find facts and figures on each Top 40 company, as well as reasons for why they hold their current positions on the list. There is also a five-year revenue change number that tracks each Top 40 company’s success in the industry back to 2011.

ASI2016 RankSUPPLIERS2015 SALES (millions)
34063 (40788) 1 Alphabroder $1,000.0
84863 2 SanMar (E) $780.0
66887 3 Polyconcept North America $561.5
40480 4 Bic Graphic North America $321.2
61125 5 Hit Promotional Products $319.2
52493 6 Ennis $253.0
84358 7 S & S Activewear $226.8
89380 8 Staton Corporate and Casual $135.6
60582 9 Heritage Sportswear/ Virginia T's $124.2
90075 10 Sunscope/Aprinta $117.7
79530 11 Prime Line $111.2
68507 12 The Magnet Group $109.3
67866 13 Logomark $105.7
90518 14 TSC Apparel $105.0
91240 15 3M/Promotional Markets (E) $99.0
35297 16 American Apparel $98.5
82588 17 River's End Trading (E) $98.4
56070 18 Gemline $96.0
90305 19 Sweda Co. LLC $89.8
51197 20 ETS Express $76.9
92720 21 ADG Promotional Products $76.5
93990/47700 22 Imagen Brands $69.1
51752 23 Edwards Garment Co. $64.5
92125 24 Tri-Mountain $63.6
40653 25 Blue Generation $59.2
47965 26 Cutter & Buck $57.0
66224 27 Lanco (E) $54.1
37940 28 Bag Makers $53.2
61966 29 Hub Pen $52.1
56950 30 Gill Studios $50.8
55990 31 Garyline $48.3
44620 32 Charles River Apparel $48.0
89910 33 Stouse $47.8
93390 34 Vantage Apparel $47.4
74360 35 Noteworthy $46.6
57653 36 Gold Bond $44.0
84833 37 Sanford Business-To-Business (E) $39.8
36730 38 Ariel Premium Supply Inc $39.4
88060 39 Snugz USA $39.0
43442 40 High Caliber Line $38.3

"E" denotes estimated revenues by Counselor