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New Pig Corporation is Double Gold Award winner

New Pig Corporation received top honors at the 21st Annual Multichannel Merchant Catalog Conference in Chicago, IL.
For the fifth straight year New Pig’s 2006 Big Pigalog® Buying Guide won gold, and for the second straight year, the 2006 UK Pigalog® also brought home gold, each in their particular categories. And, for the first time ever, New Pig’s Big Pigalog® Buying Guide was named Catalog of the Year. This award goes to the best catalog in any category.
Multichannel Merchant, a monthly Primedia publication, is the authoritative source of catalog marketing intelligence. Its multimedia franchise includes Multichannel Merchant Weekly e-newsletter; the annual Catalog Conference; the annual Catalog Awards and I-MERCHANT Awards and more. A panel of renowned catalog industry professionals evaluated each entry on a variety of criteria, including revenue generated, customer service, merchandising; and creativity.
The full-color, 436-page 2006 Big Pigalog® Buying Guide offers a comprehensive selection of more than 4,500 innovative solutions for a clean and safe workplace. The 156-page, full-color UK Pigalog® features a full range of innovative PIG® products, new products, and technical assistance for customers.
In 1985, New Pig invented the first contained absorbent, the Original PIG® Absorbent Sock, changing leak and spill management forever. Built around its award-winning Pigalog® catalog, innovative product line, and legendary service, the company has thrived. Now a multi-channel, multi-brand supplier of innovative liquid management solutions to industrial, institutional, and government facilities in over 40 countries, PIG® products, services, and technical expertise help workplaces get clean and stay clean.
The company\’s Pigalog® catalog features a wide variety of exclusive and innovative PIG® Brand products, including the largest selection of absorbent socks, mats, pillows, pans, and booms in the world. In addition, the expanding product line includes material handling equipment, personal protection apparel, spill response supplies, disposable and pre-moistened wipers, and other workplace safety products.
PIG® products and other quality brands are also available through its web site at www.newpig.com. Other channels offering PIG® products include all Safety-Kleen branches, select Integrated Suppliers, and B-to-B E-Commerce exchanges.
New Pig was also honored locally late last month at the Altoona Blair County Development Corporation’s annual breakfast meeting. The company received ABCD’s most notable industry award, “The Alexander Notopolous Award”.
According to information on the ABCD web site, New Pig Chair and CEO Ben Staplefield said, “ABCD Corporation was there with us in the beginning and remained beside us as we grew. When we were hit by a major fire a few years ago which threatened to stall operations, Marty Marasco (ABCD president and CEO) was one of the first people to call me and say, ‘Ben, whatever you need, you got it,’ and Marty’s team delivered. With the great response and dedication of our staff, we were up and running almost before the fire was out.”
For more information or a free Pigalog® catalog, contact New Pig at One Pork Avenue, Tipton, PA 16684 or call 1-800-HOT HOGS® (468-4647). The company’s e-mail address is hothogs@newpig.com and website is http://www.newpig.com.