Wholesale apparel supplier SanMar Corporation will nearly double its internal sales positions during 2003 as it expands into new territories.

The company currently employs over 150 internal sales staff positions in Preston and also maintains a call centre at it's Cincinnati Distribution Center. Under ites new growth phase it will add another 140 workers at the Preston facility.

"SanMar was founded in Seattle in 1971 as a T-shirt supplier and continues to prosper due to high-level of customer service, deep inventories and marketing tools for customer use," said national sales manager, Dan Tushar in a statment.