Vantage Apparel (PPAI 113235, Platinum) – the No. 12 supplier in the 2024 PPAI 100 – has announced the grand opening of its new facility in Santa Ana, California.

Located at 1815 Ritchey Street, Ste B, the facility represents a significant milestone for the apparel company, showcasing its commitment to expanding contract decoration services with the inclusion of direct-to-film (DTF) to West Coast customers.

“The move into our new Santa Ana facility allows for expansion of our contract decoration services,” says Rob Watson, CEO of Vantage Apparel. “As Vantage continues to uphold its reputation as the leader in the decorated apparel industry, the new Santa Ana facility offers the industry a strategic location and with advanced capabilities like direct-to-film.”

Client Experience

The facility also includes a client experience center – a massive showroom and meeting space for distributors to visit and bring their end-users for strategic product selection meetings.

Additionally, distributors will have access to Vantage’s product lending library, which allows customers to sign out samples to use in presentations and then return when ready.

During the event, attendees had the opportunity to engage with Vantage’s team of experts, gaining insights into the company’s methodologies and commitment to sustainability.

  • Guests were also treated to live demonstrations showcasing the facility’s capabilities and the diverse range of customizable apparel options available.

“We’re incredibly proud of the collaborative effort that has gone into bringing this new facility to fruition,” says Coleen Sylvester, Southern California account executive at Vantage Apparel. “The positive response from our valued distributors reaffirms our belief in the transformative impact of this state-of-the-art facility.”