Cranbury, NJ -- LaJobi Inc., a designer, manufacturer and distributor of leading brands of infant and juvenile furniture, has been given the top award in three key categories by the Baby Furniture Plus Association.

An association of independently owned and operated specialty stores from coast to coast, the Baby Furniture Plus Association awarded LaJobi Best in Shipping, Service and Value. The association’s retail members are knowledgeable experts in the juvenile industry and pride themselves in carrying unique, high quality and innovative products.

“We are proud to be recognized by the members of the Baby Furniture Plus Association for our commitment to providing excellent service, logistics and value,” said Larry Bivona, president of LaJobi. “We place great emphasis on meeting the needs of our specialty store partners and are dedicated to ensuring that they continue to benefit from making a range of LaJobi products available to customers.”

This survey was distributed to specialty stores which vote on the best manufacturer in several categories. Awards are granted to the manufacturer receiving the most votes in each category.

About LaJobi Inc.:

LaJobi Inc., a designer, manufacturer and distributor of leading brands of infant and juvenile furniture, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kid Brands, Inc., (NYSE: KID), Kid Brands, Inc. is a designer, importer, marketer and distributor of infant and juvenile consumer products that acquired LaJobi in April of 2008.

Originally named for its founders, brothers Larry and Joe Bivona, LaJobi remains known for commitment to top-quality workmanship, design, service and uncompromising dedication to quality and innovation. The company manufactures markets and distributes five top brands of juvenile furniture including Bonavita, Babi Italia, Europa Baby, Graco, as well as Serta crib mattresses. LaJobi was the first to design, manufacture and introduce the Lifestyle® crib, which was recently recognized as a Consumer's Digest Best Buy. And, LaJobi products meet the rigorous standards of consumer safety certification requirements by leading organizations including the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association and the American Society for Testing and Materials Standards.

LaJobi products are available in thousands of retail outlets throughout the United States as well as through Internet retailers.


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