Health Care & Safety

This Data-Driven T-shirt Is a Big Step for Wearable Tech in Health
May 13, 2020 at 1:33 pm

Wearable technology plays a key role in the development of health care advancements. It has the ability to track vitals, transmit information to medical professionals and provide data during emergencies. There have been stories of items like Fitbit bracelets literally saving people’s lives. For a lot of medical issues, time is of the essence, so…

Every Major U.S. Pro Sports League Is Now Selling Branded Masks
May 12, 2020 at 12:53 pm

We've missed sports immensely since the middle of March, and the news of MLB's possible July restart provides us hope. As a part of our fandom, we are also happy to report that with the recent inclusion of MLB, branded masks are available for supporters of every major U.S. pro sports league, a possible indicator of more widespread mask sales opportunities...

5B’s Embroidery & Screen Print Shifts to PPE Production, Protects Employees
May 12, 2020 at 9:50 am

With growing concerns due to the COVID-19 outbreak in Ohio, 5B’s Embroidery & Screen Print, Zanesville, Ohio, has shifted its focus to joining the fight. 5B’s started making masks for the local hospital and then selling face coverings on its online retail store, all while adhering to the CDC’s social distancing guidelines. Beginning in late…

7 Promotional Products for National Nurses Week
May 7, 2020 at 3:29 pm

National Nurses is a chance to show appreciation for everything nurses do on a daily basis, and it's especially important now as nurses battle the COVID-19 pandemic. While one week isn't enough to show our thanks, here are seven promotional products ideas to suggest to clients for National Nurses week, or just for any sort of health worker appreciation program...

New Restrictions Could Hurt Hand Sanitizer Supply Even More
May 5, 2020 at 1:36 pm

The Trump Administration’s recent move to tighten regulations on some hand sanitizer ingredients could potentially gum up the supply process at a crucial time, and create a prolonged stocking issue within the promotional products industry and beyond...

San Francisco Bag Supplier Timbuk2 Turns Sports Team Tees Into Face Masks
April 30, 2020 at 11:22 am

Timbuk2, the San Francisco-based maker of bags and backpacks, is using T-shirts donated from local sports teams to create face masks for Bay Area organizations. The company teamed up with NBC Sports Bay Area, which helped set up T-shirt donations from the 49ers, Sharks, Warriors, Giants, Earthquakes and Kings...

DiscountMugs.com Donates 11,000 Face Masks to Seniors
April 29, 2020 at 10:09 am

DiscountMugs.com, Medley, Fla., has donated 11,000 surgical masks to low-income seniors in Miami-Dade and Broward counties in Florida. The company partnered with IMC Health Medical Centers to help assist seniors in having the necessary masks to follow coronavirus-related protection guidelines. The average age of the recipients is 74, with most not having the means to…

Proforma Affiliate Owner Acquires $2M Distributor
April 28, 2020 at 1:45 pm

Mike Durkee, owner of Proforma Durkee in Charlotte, N.C., announced the acquisition of a $2 million promotional products distributor that is focused exclusively on the medical market. Durkee is a member of Proforma’s 5 Million Dollar Club with 2019 sales of more than $6 million...