Cascade Designs, Inc. Announces 2012 Rep Agency of the Year

Cascade Designs, Inc. Announces 2012 Rep Agency of the Year. Award Acknowledges Outstanding Performance of Northeast Agency

Cascade Designs, Inc., the Seattle-based industry leader in the design and manufacture of premier outdoor equipment, is proud to bestow its 2012 Rep Agency of the Year award to North Branch Traders of Everson, PA. The award recognizes North Brand Traders for its efforts in propelling strong sales growth and service for the company’s flagship outdoor brands: Therm-a-Rest®, MSR®, SealLine®, Platypus®, E-Case®, PackTowl® Hummingbird™ and Tracks®.

North Branch Traders’ Principal Rick Neil, along with his associates Sarah Trachy, Kevin Carnes, Sara Lindsey and Kait Hearle, have represented Cascade Designs’ brands for 13 years. This award recognizes Neil and his agency’s excellence in growing the Cascade Designs business in 2012 as well as their outstanding support and service to their Mid-Atlantic territory customers.

“Cascade Designs is one of the most respected companies in the industry and has the best rep force in the business. To be recognized as its Agency of the Year, with competition from the best agencies in the business, is an incredible honor,” said Neil. “At North Branch Traders, we do not succeed until our retailers succeed. It is this commitment to our retailers' success that has allowed North Branch Traders to succeed year after year.”

The Rep Agency of the Year award was given in January at the annual Cascade Designs sales meeting before the 2013 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City, Utah. Additionally, a Sales Achievement award was given to Canada West for their consistent sales and exceptional service in the Central Canada including; Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba provinces.

About Cascade Designs®
For forty years, Seattle-based Cascade Designs, Inc. has led the outdoor industry in designing innovative, useful and long-lasting equipment, manufacturing the majority of products in their Seattle, U.S.A. and Cork, Ireland facilities. From the original self-inflating Therm-a-Rest® camping mattress to the first multi-fuel stove, Cascade Designs has developed products that explorers, travelers, adventurers, outdoor enthusiasts and weekend campers can rely on to deliver optimum performance in the outdoors through exceptional engineering and quality. For more information on Cascade Designs or links to our premium brands: Therm-a-Rest®, MSR®, Platypus®, SealLine®, E-Case®, Hummingbird™, PackTowl® and Tracks®, please visit or call us at 1-800-531-9531.