Paramount Apparel International (PAi Inc.) announced the purchase of Imperial Headwear.
has been manufacturing for the headwear market since 1929 and welcomes
this company into their elite portfolio of brands. Mark Rubenstein,
Chairman and CEO at PAi is pleased with the “opportunities these two
powerhouses have; to share expertise in design, manufacturing and
customer service. This collaboration will bring a powerful force to the
golf headwear market.” Bruce Levinson, Vice Chairman and CEO of PAi
said, “this acquisition raises the bar in the headwear industry.”
plans to leverage its size and financial stability to grow Imperial’s
market share quickly. Mike Jaques, Vice President of Sales and Marketing
at PAi said, “the combined 179 years of experience is what will drive
future success.” Steve Johns, Director of Sales for Imperial “looks
forward to this new support from such a powerful company” and plans to
display this new energy at the PGA Show in January.
founded in 1929, and is a leading headwear, apparel and accessory
manufacturer and supplier to many channels of distribution in the United
States and internationally. PAi is licensed with 40 national brands
including True Religion, Robert Graham, Perry Ellis, Original Penguin,
MLB, Crocs, and NASCAR. PAi owns the brands Oarsman, American Dry Goods,
Midwest Graphics, Kid N’ Me, and Imperial Headwear.
inception in 1916, Imperial has been a leader in the headwear industry.
While best known for it’s leadership position in the golf headwear
business, Imperial also makes headwear for the collegiate, corporate and
outdoor markets. The company has long been focused on innovation and
outstanding customer service, and is widely recognized by customers and
consumers as having the best fitting caps in the industry.