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JPMA serves as a gateway to a variety of business and professional development benefits. We understand that our members require a certain amount of guidance from experts in the industry. JPMA Associate Members offer services that support the needs of industry manufacturers. 

The following organizations have made a commitment to JPMA and our industry by joining the association. JPMA does not endorse or certify services provided by any third party entity or sponsor.

Testing Labs
Marketing, Communications & PR
Consultants
Insurance
Law Firms
Publications & Online Content Providers
Service Providers

 

Testing Labs

Intertek

Total Quality. Assured.

Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Intertek’s network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 42,000 people in more than 100 countries, delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for our customers’ operations and supply chains. Intertek Total Quality Assurance expertise, delivered consistently with precision, pace and passion, enabling our customers to power ahead safely.

JPMA Member Special – Intertek is an approved JPMA Certification Program testing laboratory and offers discounted testing pricing for JPMA Certification Program participants.


Contact: Tim Davis
               847.871.1059 
               
tim.davis@intertek.com

UL




For over 120 years, UL has developed scientific-based methods to test the quality, performance and safety of many key consumer products. Today, UL solves the safety, security and sustainability challenges of the 21st century. We empower trust and enable the safe adoption of innovation. Around the world, our employees share a common passion for our public mission to promote safe working and living environments for all people. UL tests, inspects, audits, certifies, verifies claims, advises and trains as well as provides software solutions. Partner with UL to strengthen trust, brand value, agility and traceability through the entire retail value chain. Learn more at http://www.UL.com./CRS.”

Marketing, Communications & PR

3 Peas Baby Marketing


3 Peas Baby Marketing provides marketing services to the juvenile products industry using a well-seasoned team of experts in the areas of public relations, social media, and digital media management. The team is trusted by brands as large as Cheerios and Tylenol to help manage their communications, but also have packages that are geared towards start-up and smaller businesses. Unique to 3 Peas is a 20+ year history of most team members within the field as well as five locations and compliance training/services that help you navigate regulation within the industry, the FTC, and related entities that can affect this industry.

JPMA Member Special – JPMA members receive a complimentary social media analysis.

Contact: Amanda Vega
              480.275.9797 
              amanda@babyproductmarketing.com


Productivity PR

Productivity PR, Inc. is a full-service public relations and marketing communications firm based in Los Angeles.  For more than 24 years, the firm has specialized in media relations, branding, new product launches, influencer marketing, social media management (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, etc), crisis communications, celebrity seeding, holiday gift guide inclusion, and more for small to mid-size manufacturers of juvenile products, toys, housewares, consumer electronics, Earth-friendly products, and consumer lifestyle products. Every campaign is customized to meet each of its unique client’s marketing goals while providing exceptional personalized customer service with impactful results and affordable budgets. 


Contact: Tracey Rosen
               818.223.9046
               tracey@productivitypr.com  

 

Consultants

Inveniam Capital Partners


Inveniam Capital Partners provides small and medium size business across Middle America with world-class consulting & advisory services, combined with an investment bank in order to solve their capital problems, provide access to global capital markets, and help them find a way to achieve their goals. It’s really quite simple: our consultants help position companies to succeed and grow, and if needed we can provide a source of capital to make that growth possible.  Our motto forms the foundation of our service model: “Aut Viam Inveniam Aut Faciam”, translated from Latin: “I will find a way or I will make one”.


Contact: John W. Brady
                212-220-6681
                jbrady@inveniam.capital


ROTH Capital Partners



ROTH Capital Partners, LLC (ROTH), is a relationship-driven investment bank focused on serving emerging growth companies and their investors. As a full-service investment bank, ROTH provides capital raising, M&A advisory, analytical research, trading, market-making services and corporate access. Headquartered in Newport Beach, CA, ROTH is privately-held and employee owned, and maintains offices throughout the U.S.  For more information on ROTH, please visit www.roth.com.


Contact: Paul Zaffaroni
              949.720.7174

 

Insurance

York-Jersey Underwriters

York-Jersey Underwriters, Inc

York-Jersey Underwriters has been in business since 1926 and has over 40 years experience with the Juvenile & Toy Industry. We are an independent insurance agency that is directly affiliated with JPMA and licensed in all 50 states. Our Liability Insurance Program for the Juvenile & Toy Industries offers A++ rated insurers, variable rates based on sales projections, Worldwide Coverage, Product Recall with a $250,000 limit, increased limits to meet all Vendor Requirements and many more coverage’s designed specifically for this industry.

Contact: Robert Witkin
               #800-392-6958 Ext. 331
               www.toy-insurance.com

Law Firms

Stinson, Leonard Street


Stinson Leonard Street's Children's Products Group has extensive experience in the consumer and juvenile products industry. Our experience includes evaluating product warnings and labels for compliance with regulations promulgated by the CPSC and other agencies, providing risk management strategies, protecting intellectual property rights, consulting on "truth in advertising" laws, providing guidance on product recalls, and defending product liability claims. We have the knowledge and experience to help manufacturers and distributors of children’s products of all types to navigate the unique regulatory and intellectual property issues specific to the children's products industry.  Through our "Children's Products: From Idea to Production" program, we also help new enterprises position themselves for success and growth by helping them structure their new company and develop sound governance practices.

Contact: Michelle Corrigan
               314.259.4571
               michelle.corrigan@stinson.com

Michelman & Robinson LLP


Michelman & Robinson, LLP (M&R) is a national law firm and a leading authority on legal and business issues impacting the juvenile products industry particularly concerning children’s apparel, accessories, and furniture. Clients rely on M&R to advise on and litigate copyright and trademark claims and an array of contract disputes, including those related to purchase and sale, license, and sales representative agreements, terms and conditions of sale, and minimum advertised price policies. We also frequently represent manufacturers of children’s goods on compliance matters. For more information, please visit www.mrllp.com.


Contact: Jeremy Richardson
               212.659.2557
               jrichardson@mrllp.com

Lawrence Kamin Saunders & Uhlenhop LLC



Lawrence Kamin Saunders & Uhlenhop LLC is a Chicago-based law firm with national experience representing children’s product and other manufacturers in product liability, employment, and general commercial litigation and corporate governance.


Our Product Liability Group has acted as client representatives to the Product Liability Action Council (“PLAC”), chaired the Defense Research Institute (“DRI”) Children’s Products Liability Specialized Litigation Group, spoken and presented at the DRI's renowned product liability conference, and currently acts as the JPMA-DRI Child Product Liability Law National Liaison Coordinator and State Liaisons for Illinois and Wisconsin.


Contact: John Monical
                312.924.4262
               jmonical@lksu.com

Publications & Online Content Providers

Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine


Pregnancy & Newborn has been a trusted magazine and online destination for expectant and new moms for more than a decade. Delivering relatable reads, hot maternity and nursing fashion, and real-mom reviews of the latest baby gear, we’re a top resource for smart, savvy women as they navigate the life-changing 21 months from conception through baby’s first birthday. As the only national monthly pregnancy title, we offer advertisers direct access to their niche market. Find us on newsstands and at pnmag.com.


Contact: Harry Zegers
              Publisher
              Pregnancy & Newborn
              
770.226.8455
              harry@pnmag.com

Gugu Guru

Gugu Guru is a baby registry “discovery site” that makes free, unbiased and highly personalized product recommendations based on a parent’s answers to a fun lifestyle quiz.  In addition to product recommendations, Gugu Guru’s team offers help along the way including registry advice by request for new parents. The company recently launched its Concierge service in partnership with buybuy BABY. Offering three affordable packages, Gugu Concierge does all the research; hand-picking the best products for parents based on their profile. Gugu Concierge registry experts also walk parents through product selections so they understand why those products are the best fit.

 

Service Providers

Triad Retail Media



Triad Retail Media helps the world’s leading retailers create, manage and operate digital media programs, turning their highly trafficked websites into valuable publishing properties. Walmart U.S. and Mexico, eBay Australia, Asda, Toys"R"Us, CVS, Sam’s Club U.S. and Mexico, Staples, and Kohl’s are among the major global retailers that rely on Triad Retail Media to connect more than 1,000 brands with shoppers in the purchase mindset. Headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida, with more than 500 team members in 12 offices worldwide, Triad Retail Media is the global leader in digital retail media. Founded in 2004, it is part of the WPP-owned Xaxis family of specialty companies. For more information, visit www.TriadRetail.com or its social media channels: LinkedInFacebookTwitter and Instagram.


Contact: Farrah Shultz
              Sr Director of Sales, Triad Retail Media
              Email: 
fshultz@triadretail.com
              Phone Number+1.727.231.5825

Castus



Castus helps organizations navigate the complexities of global business development. We identify prospects, negotiate partnerships, and build global distribution networks for our partners. Castus uses a strategic and measured process built on data and personal knowledge, to provide valuable insights that save time and money. We have years of experience successfully managing multi-million dollar accounts and closing hundreds of sales, which means we can train and educate your team in areas like customer segmentation, business development best practices, and step-by-step sales processes.


Contact:
Damon Claus
               Managing Director
              
dclaus@castusglobal.com
              
www.castusglobal.com

Stericycle ExpertSOLUTIONS



Stericycle, Inc. is a global business-to-business services company that provides highly specialized solutions to commercial businesses of all sizes. Founded in 1989, Stericycle has consistently grown to become a leader across a range of complex and highly regulated market sectors. With over 19,000 employees operating from 550 locations around the world, Stericycle is the partner of choice for many international brands. As the global leader in product recalls, retrievals, returns, auditing, and marketing services, Stericycle ExpertSOLUTIONS is a true business partner that delivers a suite of offerings to protect consumers, brands, and the environment while reducing corporate risk.


Contact: Chris Harvey
              
charvey@STERICYCLE.com
               317.690.6528


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