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LAT Apparel Announces SanMar Distribution of Rabbit Skins

LAT Apparel, Ball Ground, Ga., announced a new distribution agreement with SanMar. SanMar has recently added Rabbit Skins to its product portfolio, and will carry 12 infant and toddler styles. “We are excited to welcome SanMar to our family of distributors,” said Mindy Anastos, vice president of marketing and production planning for LAT Apparel. For…

Inkwell Global Marketing Purchases North American Data Forms

Inkwell Global Marketing, Manalapan, N.J., has completed the purchase of New York City promotional and print firm North American D.F. North American D.F has been operating in Brooklyn and Staten Island, N.Y., since 1993 providing a wide range of promotional and printed products. North American D.F has built a roster of loyal enterprise clients with…

2017 Prime Line and Jetline Gift Collection Catalog is Here

Prime Line, Bridgeport, Conn., announced that its combined 2017 Prime Line and Jetline Gift Collection catalog is now available. The 96-page Gift Collection catalog features 62 new items from Prime Line and Jetline, Prime’s value line. The catalog includes U.S. and Canadian pricing. Product information for Prime Line products (FOB CT) is available now on…

The Magnet Group Announces RAC Board of Directors Appointment

The Magnet Group, Washington, Mo., announced that Tom Clouser, MAS, regional sales manager, has been appointed to the Regional Association Council (RAC) Board of Directors. Clouser is a District One representative effective immediately. “We are delighted to welcome Tom Clouser…

Sweda Launches New PromoStandards Integration Services

Sweda Company LLC, City of Industry, Calif., announced the addition of two new services to its PromoStandards integration: Order Status and Order Ship Notifications. PromoStandards is an industry-wide collaboration designed to enable industry participants to improve customer experience, reduce transactional friction and improve the digital promotional experience. Sweda currently supports the Inventory, Order Status and…

Stevick Business Specialties and Advertising Co. Joins Facilisgroup

Stevick Business Specialties and Advertising Co., Minot, N.D., has joined Facilisgroup’s community of promotional products distributors. For more than 25 years, Stevick Business Specialties has helped its customers create long-lasting relationships with their clients through the power of promotional products. Owned by Bernie Berntsen and Mike Zimmer, the distributor specializes in business forms, wearables and…

Mohawk Introduces 'A Maker’s Field Guide to Envelopes'

Mohawk, Cohoes, N.Y., announced the release of "A Maker’s Field Guide to Envelopes," the latest in a series of comprehensive, printed guides designed to inspire and educate designers, their clients and printers on the importance of choosing the right materials for print. “The new 'Maker’s Field Guide to Envelopes' is the latest expression of Mohawk’s…

Get LinkedIn: How to Identify Viable Selling Opportunities

Did you know that a wealth of information about your key prospects is only a few clicks away? With more than 450 million users, LinkedIn has proven to be a valuable source of information about the contacts you want to know. Join us for a webinar presented by Greg Armstrong, where you will learn the most effective ways to best utilize this powerful tool and connect with the right buyers to begin building profitable relationships.

STAHLS' Offers Heat Transfer Foil in 12 New Colors

STAHLS', Sterling Heights, Mich., added new colors of heat transfer foil. With the recent addition of 12 new colors, bringing the total to 26, customers can match school colors for spirit wear, corporate colors for logos, and go crazy creating fun new fashion and novelty wear. The new colors are bright gold, black, navy, maroon,…

Proforma’s Annual Convention Draws More Than 700 Attendees

Cleveland-based Proforma's 2017 Annual Convention and Family Reunion, held at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., recently concluded with more than 700 industry professionals in attendance. This four-day event was packed full of education sessions, motivational presentations, networking and more. “It is exciting to see how Proforma’s Convention has evolved into…

Crystal D Hires for a Number of Positions

Crystal D, St. Paul, Minn., has hired new employees for eight positions, covering many different departments. Dah Dah, Michael Goetz and James Thao were hired in the production department. Each one is trained in the various production roles such as packing, washing, masking and etching. Barron Duncan was hired in the warehouse department as a…

4imprint Announces 280 one by one Promotional Products Grants Awarded in Second Quarter of 2017

4imprint, Oshkosh, Wis., assisted 280 organizations through its one by one promotional product grants during the second quarter of 2017. The one by one charitable program by 4imprint endows two $500 in-kind promotional products grants each business day to help charitable organizations build awareness, raise funds, acknowledge volunteers and educate their communities. “I am in…

Hub Pen Company Hires Sales System Support Analyst

Hub Pen Company, Braintree, Mass., has hired Parich Basnet as sales system support analyst. Basnet will be working with the IT and sales departments to expand upon the current NetSuite operating system functions as they relate to sales and finance. “I’m glad to be joining Hub in this time of growth,” Basnet said. “There are…

Prime Line Releases New Issue of #WhatsTrendingNow

Prime Line, Bridgeport, Conn., released the summer edition of its award-winning quarterly trends report, #WhatsTrendingNow, which includes stories on the fidget spinner craze, marketing to millennials and trending products for financial promotions, plus a blog entitled “Working the Balance Between Trending and Classic.” The report can be viewed here. The summer report also showcases the…