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Visstun Adds Three New Cup and Container Sizes

Visstun, Las Vegas, announced the addition of three new sizes to its 2017 product line. The new sizes are a mid 16 oz. cup, a 16 oz. pint container, and a large 30 oz. cup. All are available in hot, cold and microwaveable paper, and recyclable white and clear plastic. A selection of lids is…

One Stop Adds Boxercraft Line

One Stop, the Grand Rapids, Michigan-based supplier of imprintable apparel and accessories, announced that it will start stocking 16 styles from the Boxercraft line in its warehouse. One stop will start selling these styles in July via its website and call center. All other Boxercraft styles will be available via special order. Boxercraft designs its…

Rymax Marketing Services, Cloud b Join Exclusive Partnership

Rymax Marketing Services, Pine Brook, N.J., announced its exclusive partnership with Cloud b, a manufacturer of products and accessories designed to help both parents and children sleep peacefully and comfortably. The partnership marks Cloud b’s entry into the promotional products industry. “Cloud b is known for its innovation in creating products and programs designed to…

Hub Pen Celebrates Sharon Wohllebar

Hub Pen Company, Braintree, Mass., is celebrating the career of Sharon Wohllebar. Wohlleber joined Hub Pen Company’s team of multi-line representatives in 2011, representing the company in Southern Texas, where she lives in the Houston area with her husband, Bob; and their two dogs, Badger and Sissie. The Cornwall, England native began her career in…

PPAI Pyramid Awards Celebrates 60 Years With Full Program Redesign

Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), Irving, Texas, will celebrate the 60th presentation of its Pyramid Awards in 2018. The PPAI Pyramid Award has stood the test of time and continues to advance the awareness and prestige of the industry’s most innovative companies and talented individuals. First introduced in 1958, the PPAI Pyramid Award recognizes promotional…

Ariel Premium Supply Announces Appointment of Regional Sales Manager

Ariel Premium Supply, St. Louis, Mo., announced the appointment of Neal Gondran as regional sales manager for the South Region. Gondran will be responsible for working directly with the company's top distributors in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Kansas and Arkansas. Gondran comes to Ariel Premium Supply with six years of industry experience at both the regional…

Leaderpromos Announces Two New Hires

Leaderpromos, Columbus, Ohio, announced two new hires to enhance the company's customer service and expand its scope of work. Michelle Harper will serve as Leaderpromo’s compliance and quality control director. Harper comes from Limited Brands/Mast Global, where she managed all aspects…

How You Can Sell and Profit From Selling Customized Cases for Smartphones and Tablets

Consider this: The growth of the tablet has been more rapid than that of smartphones. Impressions happen with the blink of an eye. Impressions lead to revenue. How are your clients using their tablet cases to promote their brands? Aside from creating impressions, cases are damage control. According to an IDC report, tablet damage occurs…

Hub Pen Company Hires Business Development Associate

Hub Pen Company, Braintree, Mass., announced that Danica Ford has joined Hub Pen Company's sales team as business development associate. Ford comes to Hub Pen Company with more than seven years of sales experience as a merchandising lead for a popular…

Prime Line Launches Fidget Collection

Prime Line, Bridgeport, Conn., announced that it has launched a fidget collection that includes a variety of PromoSpinners, as well as other fidget items, such as Rubik’s Cubes and Tangle puzzles. The company also released a new PromoSpinners video, which can be viewed here. The company’s PromoSpinners fidget collection features Turbo-Boost inserts—bearings with a special…

Rymax Marketing Solutions Partners With 4 More Brands

Rymax Marketing Services, Inc., Pine Brook, N.J., continues to expand its portfolio of more than 350 premium brands. Rymax proudly announces distribution of the following brands and products within the Premium Incentive Channel: -Women’s handbags and leather accessories from Cole Haan (through a new partnership with Global Brands Group). Paper shredders from Honeywell (through a…

Bella+Canvas Launches YouTube Channel

Bella+Canvas, Los Angeles, is announcing the launch of weekly videos on its YouTube channel. These new videos aim to educate and inspire people by covering topics around screen printing, direct-to-garment printing, design, starting a business and what goes on behind the scenes at Bella+Canvas. It will be the first wholesale apparel manufacturer to focus its efforts on…

Prime Line Announces Power of 3 Summer Sales Contest

Prime Line, Bridgeport, Conn., launched its Power Of 3 summer sales contest today, offering distributor salespeople an opportunity to earn a gift card for each order of $2,500 or more placed with Prime Line or Jetline between June 13 and July 31, 2017. Prize details and program rules are posted here. Distributors can choose from…

Penn Emblem Company Renews WRAP Gold Status

Philadelphia-based Penn Emblem Company’s Mira Loma, Calif., location has recently renewed its Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP) Gold Status. Continuing this certification signifies that Penn Emblem Companies “promotes safe, lawful, humane and ethical manufacturing,” according to the WRAP guidelines. Specializing in creating a positive image for many unique companies and organizations, Penn Emblem has provided…

Stylecraft Inc. Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Stylecraft Company, Cranston, R.I., is celebrating it's 50th anniversary this year.Neil Berman, Air Force veteran, owner and president since 1971, is still at the helm working daily with distributors to help guide them in creating the very best quality of emblematic jewelry for their clients regardless of budget. Stylecraft Inc. was incorporated in 1967 and…