Geiger (PPAI 105182) has acquired distributor Winter People Image Marketing, with locations in Freeport and Falmouth, Maine. The company will operate as a division of Geiger. Clay Bouton, senior vice president of sales, will remain as a key contact with the company.

A family-owned business since 1987, Winter People Image Marketing has built an outstanding reputation for quality uniform and promotional merchandising programs in the New England region. It also offers onsite apparel decoration.

“With over 30 years of success serving the hospitality industry and corporate customers, we are excited to join forces with Geiger to offer a powerful, unified solution to image marketing,” says Bouton. “We look forward to expanding our service capability; leveraging Geiger’s strength in corporate programs is sure to help us continue to grow our business.”

Jo-an Lantz, MAS, president and CEO of Lewiston, Maine-headquartered Geiger, says, “We are very pleased to have Clay and the Winter People team join Geiger. Their expertise with uniforms and apparel decoration will expand our resources and capabilities and ultimately will enhance our program business.”