Joni Johnson-Peret Named New Vice President of Sales

September 16, 2019


Acme Made, Airtex, Business, People


joni johnson bioMINNEAPOLIS (September 16, 2019) – The Airtex Group, the Minneapolis-based national designer and manufacturer of custom home textile goods and sewn products and its brand Acme Made, provider of high quality backpacks, accessories for tablets and laptops and lifestyle bags, announced today that Joni Johnson-Peret joined The Airtex Group | Acme Made as vice president of sales. Johnson-Peret’s responsibilities will encompass sales team leadership, accelerating revenue growth through expanded presence in current channels, and development of new channels, which includes proactively targeting new customers who fit within The Airtex Group’s ideal customer market segments.

Johnson-Peret brings over 20 years of sales and leadership experience to The Airtex Group | Acme Made selling product lines and services at Animal Adventure, Garven Design Group, Compass Marketing and JL Buchanan. Throughout her career, Johnson-Peret has focused on major product categories including home décor, soft furniture and other textile categories, including toys.

“Joni is a perfect fit for our culture and we’re excited about adding her talents to our leadership team ,” says Michael Noer, president of The Airtex Group. “We will look to Joni’s leadership and experience as we drive for continued growth for The Airtex Group and Acme Made.”

Established as an agricultural textile manufacturer in 1918, The Airtex Group has become a leading cut and sew manufacturer in the industry. With nearly 100 employees working from their 35,000-square-foot Minneapolis, Minn. headquarters and in locations around the world, The Airtex Group provides clients with in-house design and production services for turnkey private label soft goods sold under a variety of brands around the world. The Airtex Group’s own brand, Acme Made, provides high quality backpacks, totes and laptop cases that are Authentic, Simple and Cool. For more information, visit

For more background on The Airtex Group’s custom sewn products and textile solutions for premier retail and OEM solutions, visit:

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