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Horace Small Customers Receive Awards at Recent NAUMD Public Safety Best Dressed Ceremony

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Horace Small (a VF Imagewear brand) was recently recognized at the 2013 North American Association of Uniform Manufacturers and Distributors conference in Orlando, FL. Two of Horace Small’s most distinguished customers received top honors. Florida Highway Patrol received the best dressed award for a department with under 2000 officers and Hillsborough County Sheriff received the best dressed award for departments with over 200 officers.

Horace Small has been providing quality professional uniforms to the public safety market for over 75 years. Recently they have adopted an integrated product development approach that has allowed them to create a series of new product innovations that will certainly lead the industry. This new approach combined with their expertise has prepared them to launch the finest uniforms available today.

“Horace Small is excited to be able to work with such exemplary departments like Florida Highway Patrol and Hillsborough County Sheriff,” said Neal Waters, Vice President of Managed Programs and Public Safety. “Both departments are top notch and are leaders in the state of Florida. We are proud to be able to design their uniforms.”

“VF Imagewear is proud to be a member of NAUMD and we strongly support their initiative to recognize public safety departments around the country that reflect a professional image,” said Jim Tewmey, V.P., Sales of VF Imagewear. “Horace Small’s long standing reputation of quality uniforms and excellence in service is reflected in these department’s accomplishments.”

To learn more about NAUMD’s best dressed awards, please visit To learn more about Horace Small, visit

About VF
VF Corporation is a global leader in lifestyle apparel with a diverse portfolio of jeanswear, outdoor, action sports, imagewear, sportswear and contemporary apparel brands. Its principal brands include Wrangler®, Lee®, Riders®, The North Face®,Vans®, Reef®, Eagle Creek®, Eastpak®, JanSport®, Napapijri®, Nautica®, Kipling®, John Varvatos®, 7 For All Mankind®, lucy®, Ella Moss®, Splendid®, Majestic® and Red Kap®.

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