Supplier News

HALO Branded Solutions Completes New Headquarters
April 19, 2018 at 10:48 am

HALO Branded Solutions, Sterling, Ill., announced a new chapter in the company's 63-year history with the move to new company headquarters at 1500 HALO Way in Sterling. The state-of-the-art, 157,500 sq. ft. facility will immediately house HALO's 300-person headquarters team with workstations for 200 additional employees. The building includes a 90,000 sq. ft. warehouse for…

Prime Line Predicts That Augmented Reality Will Be Next Big Thing
March 5, 2018 at 2:09 pm

“Augmented reality will be the next big thing for the promotional products industry,” according to the new issue of Prime Line’s #What’s Trending Now quarterly trends report, which can be viewed here. With sales of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality…

Spector & Co. Becomes First to Achieve QCA Accreditation in 2018
February 19, 2018 at 2:25 pm

Quality Certification Alliance (QCA), Chicago, has awarded QCA Accreditation to Spector &Co. Spector & Co. becomes the first supplier in 2018 to achieve the esteemed accreditation for having met the rigorous qualifications necessary to receive the promotional products industry’s only certification dedicated to product quality, product safety, supply chain security, social accountability and environmental stewardship. Employing approx. 400 office…

Beacon Promotions Adds Customer Care Representative
January 22, 2018 at 2:23 pm

Beacon Promotions, New Ulm, Minn., has added a new customer care representative. Mandi Smith joined the Customer Care Team at Beacon in the fall of 2017. Smith worked as a graphic designer and retail associate at a business product company before coming to Beacon. She will be handling the states of Delaware, Maryland, Michigan, Ohio,…

Prime Line Scores PPAI Gold Award for NAPCO Media Collaboration
January 17, 2018 at 9:45 pm

The culinary, sports and entertainment worlds have given us some absolutely fantastic duos, with peanut butter and jelly, burgers and fries (are you hungry yet?), Joe Montana and Jerry Rice, Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen,  Abbott and Costello and Laurel and Hardy as notable examples. (Our apologies to the "Bennifer" and "Brangelina" camps for their…

Live From Las Vegas: Day Two at PPAI Expo
January 17, 2018 at 4:39 pm

We have all heard that what happens in Vegas should stay in the lauded resort city, but when it comes to the PPAI Expo, keeping quiet about the proceedings is akin to being a gazillionaire and not sharing a penny. Simply put, the gathering has so many enriching experiences that "mum" is definitely not the…

Don't Miss It: The Best of PPAI Expo Day One
January 16, 2018 at 7:15 pm

We’re at PPAI Expo in sunny Las Vegas! What’s that? You weren’t able to make it this year? Or maybe you're here and there's just too much to see? Well, worry not. We’ve got you covered with some of the coolest stuff from day one...