As a supporting partner of the National Hardware Show’s Made in USA Pavilion, Made in USA Brand presented the National Hardware Show All-American Awards. The award ceremony took place on May 8th in the Made in USA Product Display at the 2013 National Hardware Show in Las Vegas, NV. Marcie Gabor, President, Made in USA Brand; Principal, Conrad Phillips Vutech, presented the awards alongside John Lederer, Representative, National Hardware Show.
The four award winners were chosen from over 125 companies exhibiting in the Made in USA Product Display within the National Hardware Show’s Made in USA Pavilion. These four award-winning exhibitors reflect Made in USA excellence in design, quality and innovation in the following categories:
National Hardware Show All-American Award for Best Packaging: Tub O’Towels, Federal Process Corp., Cleveland, OH
National Hardware Show All-American Award for Best Marketing: Adams Manufacturing Corp., Portersville, PA
National Hardware Show All-American Award for Best Trade Show Display: Made in America Store, Elma, NY
National Hardware Show All-American Award for Best New Product: Pawtriotic, Doggy Delirious, Monroe, WA
Purchasing products that are made in America is becoming increasingly important to conscientious consumers. The National Hardware Show and Made in USA Brand are working together to support manufacturers, retailers and consumers who are at the forefront of this national trend.
According to Made in USA president Marcie Gabor, “Shoppers are becoming increasingly interested in buying local and purchasing goods made in America, because they associate them with American jobs and quality products.” She adds, “We salute the winners of the National Hardware Show All-American Awards for their marketing excellence in helping consumers easily identify products that are made in the USA.”
Made in USA Brand commissioned Art of Fire Contemporary Glass Studio to fabricate the National Hardware Show All-American Award. Located in northern Maryland, Art of Fire is a working glass studio producing major pieces of art for retail and the collector.
About the National Hardware Show®: The National Hardware Show® celebrates a rich history spanning 67 years of serving the home improvement marketplace. The National Hardware Show is the place for global manufacturers, associations, organizations and the media to unveil new products, ideas and insight to a broad spectrum of home improvement resellers. The Made in the USA Product Display at the 2013 National Hardware Show® gives retail buyers a chance to source products that are proudly made in the USA. For more information on the National Hardware Show, visit
About the Made in USA Brand Certification Mark: The Made in USA Brand Certification Mark is the only registered certification mark for identifying goods made or grown in the United States. For more information, visit www.madeintheusabrand.com.
About Conrad Phillips Vutech: Conrad Phillips Vutech is an award-winning, full-service marketing and branding firm that specializes in brand building. For more information, visit www.cpvinc.com.