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Starline USA Announces Wii Contest Winners
August 18, 2009

Grand Island, New York-based Starline USA announced that since the number of QuickPick entries exceeded the company's expectations, it decided to award more than

SnugZ USA's Johnson and Others Launch Promo35 Facebook Group
June 16, 2009

Charley Johnson, executive vice president of Salt Lake City-based SnugZ USA, announced he and a few other industry youngsters created Promo35, a new Facebook group focusing on using community to help educate the next generation of promotional product professionals.

Open House
May 19, 2009

Home prices plummeting. Foreclosures rising. Mortgages defaulting. Banks collapsing. New construction slowing. Loans vanishing. Credit nonexistent. Financial apocalypse imminent.

Aprons, Etc. to Hold Event-Marketing Promotions Webinar
April 21, 2009

Pam Pennington, national accounts manager for Mauldin, South Carolina-based Aprons, Etc. announced the company will hold a free promotional industry webinar discussing event-marketing products. The webinar will be held on April 30, 2009 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. EST. The company noted space is limited.

Leed's Improves SureShip One-Day Turnaround Program
April 6, 2009

Leed’s, based in New Kensington, Pa., a member of Polyconcept North America, announced it has made changes to improve its SureShip program. In January, Leed’s expanded SureShip to include uploading onto USB memory devices. Now, three more of the program’s parameters have been expanded to encompass more orders.

Leed's Bolsters EcoSmart Line with Less Than $5 Price Points
February 24, 2009

New Kensington, Pennsylvania-based Leed’s, a member of Polyconcept North America, announced it added products to its EcoSmart line to meet market demands for “green” promotions at a range of price points and across an array of styles and categories. [...] a portion of the proceeds from the sale of EcoSmart products is donated to American Forests, a nonprofit conservation organizatio, to plant trees in North American planting projects.

Leed's Announces Leadership Changes
February 17, 2009

New Kensington, Pennsylvania-based Leed's, a member of Polyconcept North America and the second largest supplier within the promotional products industry, announced it has hired a business development representative for Leed’s Canada and a regional sales manager for the Northwestern U.S. Leed’s also announced it has expanded roles within its sales and marketing areas to ensure stronger alignment across those functions.