History:
Since our earliest days, our company has been built upon developing strong partnerships with our customers and delivering excellent products. We are proud of our history and look forward to writing new chapters each year.
Uniek History
1988
Uniek was founded
Uniek is founded in Madison, Wisconsin.
Waunakee facility built
Uniek moves to a new 45,000 square foot facility in Waunakee, WI.
1989
1992
Facility enlarged to 145,000 sq ft
The Pyle Group purchases Uniek, Inc
1998
2000
Uniek aquires National Picture & Frame Co.
Acquisition of National Picture & Frame Co.increases Uniek's distribution and retail outlet customer base.
Facility enlarged to 240,000 square feet
2001
2001
Uniek receives Wal-Mart Canada Vendor Partner of the Year
Uniek awarded HIA Best of Innovations
2002
2003
Uniek is awarded the Target Bullseye award
Uniek receives Wal-Mart Canada Vendor Partner of the Year
2003
2004
Uniek receives 2003 SPARC Award
Supplier Performance by Retail Category Award is given to Uniek by industry peers.
Uniek receives Taget partner Award of Excellence
2005
2006
Uniek awarded Wal-Mart Supplier of the Year
Uniek is selected from all home décor category supplier for Wal-Mart as Supplier of the Year.
Uniek begins investment program to increase domestic manufacuring capabilities
2007
2007
Uniek Design & Research Center built
This facility provides space for staging and concepting of customer in-line products and research on the latest trends and designs.
Uniek receives United Way Employee Engagement award
This award recognizes the highest percent participation in an employee campaign.
2007
2008
Uniek recognized for energy efficiency initiatives
As the result of a light-related electricity reduction at its Waunakee, Wis., facility, Uniek Inc. has received Orion Energy Systems' Environmental Stewardship Award.
Uniek receives 2008 Gold SPARC Award
Supplier Performance by Retail Category Gold Award by fellow industry peers.
2008
2008
Uniek awarded Wal-Mart Supplier of the Year
Uniek is recognized for the 2nd time from all home décor category vendors by Wal-Mart.
Uniek awarded 2009 Environmental Package Design Award
Uniek, Inc. was selected from more than 1200 entries as a winner of Graphic Design USA's "American Package Design Award" in the Environment Graphics category.
2009
2009
Uniek receives United Way Bronze Award
Uniek is awarded the Bronze award through having its employees achieve a 50-64% participation rate or $25.00-49.00 per capita in giving.
2013
Uniek acquires Amanti Art
Uniek acquires premier Madison, WI based fine art print, custom framing, and interior design firm Amanti Art.