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PANTROPIC: What We Sell…

For the past thirty years PANTROPIC has been selling the very finest Panama hats, and demand has grown each year.  But just a few years into our business we knew it was time to diversify our product line.  Each year or two we’d add a new product line as the needs of the consumers changed, […]

Promoting Ecuadorian Hat-making since 1982….

From Day 1 we’ve been motivated to market incredible hand-made Ecuadorian Panama hats in the United States and beyond, as we believe that by doing so we help assure that Ecuadorian hat-making will stay alive.   While we’ve certainly never been the only company buying Panamas in Ecuador, we’ve bought our share!  It’s hard to calculate […]

Coming Soon!

Here are Just a Few of the Themes planned for PANTROPIC’s Upcoming Blogs: An overview of Ecuador where our Panama hats are made Panama hat weavers and their stories Highlights of global manufacturing facilities that we buy from Special updates from our retailers News from the hat-making world History of the Panama hat industry over […]

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Happy New Year!

It is a great honor to write this first PANTROPIC blog on New Year’s Day 2012.  “New Years” is for new beginnings, and this blog is just that.  As one of the original founders of PANTROPIC, I’m very proud to report that this New Years 2012 ushers in PANTROPIC’s 4th decade of hat-making.  This Spring […]