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Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association Announces Inaugural Juvenile Products Congressional Prod

Tuesday, September 30, 2014  
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Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association Announces Inaugural Juvenile Products Congressional Product Showcase
JPMA Members Exhibit Wide Array of Products to Members of Congress

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ – September 30, 2014 – The Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) is proud to announce its first-ever Juvenile Products Congressional Product Showcase as part of its annual Baby Safety Month celebration. This Showcase is the first of its kind to exhibit to Members of Congress and their staff the wide variety of products that make up the U.S juvenile products industry.

“The Juvenile Products Congressional Product Showcase is an opportunity to see, test and feel how the juvenile product industry is working to advance innovation, design, comfort, safety and convenience for parents, caregivers and children,” said JPMA executive director Kelly Mariotti. “The safety of our children is the industry’s top priority, and this Showcase demonstrates how safety can be achieved through design, technology and modernization.”

The Product Showcase features products from more than 40 manufacturers and includes the following product categories:

  • Mobility
  • Feeding
  • Vehicle Transportation/Child Restraint Systems (CRS)
  • Health and Safety
  • Sleep
  • Soft Goods

All products displayed at the Showcase, with a combined estimated value of $15,000 will be donated to the National Center for Children and Families.

“JPMA member manufacturers truly made this event possible, and we thank them for their generous donations and support,” added Mariotti. “We are proud to represent an industry that is so generous, innovative and compassionate!”

For more information on JPMA’s regulatory resources, visitwww.jpma.org.

About the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association
The Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) is a national trade organization of more than 250 companies in the United States, Canada and Mexico. JPMA exists to advance the interests, growth and well-being of North American prenatal-to-preschool product manufacturers, importers and distributors marketing under their own brands to consumers. It does so through advocacy, public relations, information sharing, product performance certification and business development assistance conducted with appreciation for the needs of parents, children and retailers.

Each year, JPMA sponsors Baby Safety Month in September to educate parents and caregivers on the importance of the safe use and selection of juvenile products.

To find out more information about the JPMA Certification Program, the products certified and for a complete listing of JPMA members, please visit www.jpma.org. Follow JPMA on Twitter @JPMA, connect with JPMA on Facebook or on YouTube and visit www.jpma.org to learn more about additional safety tips and other JPMA initiatives.

Contact:
Julie Vallese, Managing Director of Public and Government Affairs
202-302-1546
jvallese@jpma.org


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