Munchkin Inc., a North Hills developer of infant and toddler products, was recognized as Toys “R” Us Inc.’s Vendor of the Year for 2011.

The company was honored for its dependable service and commitment to product innovation, company officials said.

Last year, Munchkin launched several new products at Babies “R” Us, including a line of Protect safety gates and the Arm & Hammer 3-in-1 Potty Seat.

Steven Dunn, chairman and CEO of Munchkin, said the company’s retail partnerships are critical to the brand’s success as they help present its products to consumers in a more engaging environment.

“We are honored to be recognized by Toys“R”Us for our commitment to providing Babies“R”Us customers with exciting and innovative products,” Dunn said. “We look forward to delivering continued excellence and superior customer service through this ongoing partnership.”

Angela Melero