About Us

Learn about SanMar, our locations, history and latest news.

The SanMar Difference

"It's our goal to help you build your business, and for you, and us, to grow together."
SanMar President
Marty Lott
Family-owned since 1971, Seattle-based SanMar is an award-winning supplier of 14 retail, private label and mill brands. We supply apparel and accessories to screen printers, embroiderers, promotional products distributors, athletic dealers, industrial launderers and more – whether they are outfitting a Fortune 500 corporation or the local bowling team.

SanMar is the exclusive distributor of Nike Golf, OGIO® and New Era®. Our other retail brands include Columbia® Sportswear, Gildan®, Jerzees®, Hanes®.

SanMar also produces Port Authority®, America's No.1 private clothing label. Red House®, Port Authority Signature®, Port & Company®, District Threads®, Sport-Tek®, CornerStone® and Precious Cargo® complete our high-quality private label offerings.

We feature:

  • Approximately 1,000 products
  • Six national distribution center
  • 3.5 million square feet of inventory space
  • One- or two-day shipping to 99 percent of the US

Contact Us

Our main Customer Service and Sales number is (800) 426-6399, and our e-mail address is sales@sanmar.com.
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Read more about our national warehouse distribution system here, and check out our individual warehouses:

Tradeshow Schedule

See SanMar's full tradeshow schedule, and make your plans to learn more about SanMar’s products and services.
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SanMar in the News

See the latest news about SanMar, our brands, our locations and our industry.
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SanMar History

Marty Lott began SanMar in 1971 as a college project: an import/export business that included t-shirts.
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Social Responsibility

SanMar participates in the Fair Labor Association (FLA), which promotes international adherence to labor standards.
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Become a SanMar Customer

Interested in becoming a SanMar customer? If you sell decorated apparel and accessories, we invite you to sign up with us!
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Find out why SanMar employees love our customers and love coming to work each day, and check out our job opportunities.
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Branded Websites

Our branded websites offer an exciting look at our product lines.
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Terms and Use

Learn about SanMar’s privacy policy and terms of agreement.
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Privacy Policy

Learn about SanMar’s privacy policy and terms of agreement.
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Mission Statement

Our goal is to become the industry's leading distributor. We will achieve this by listening to our customers, consistently meeting and exceeding their needs and expectations, and by providing a work environment where every individual has the opportunity to contribute to this common goal.