Paper Products

BIC Graphic North America Donates More than 55,000 Items to Support Students
August 6, 2020 at 12:28 pm

BIC Graphic North America, Clearwater, Fla., continues to support long-standing donation partnerships in its local communities with a recent donation of 55,176 items to organizations benefiting students and educators. Contributions in both Florida and Minnesota included more than 3,000 backpacks, as well as a variety of notebooks, earbuds, headphones, power banks, writing instruments, sport bottles…

Our 5 Favorite Promotional Products of the Week: KFC Lipstick, LEGO Nintendos and More
August 5, 2020 at 1:17 pm

Remember how excited we were about Major League Baseball being back? Hope everyone else is having fun, because we haven’t been able to watch our Phillies much since their games keep getting postponed. Ah, well. In the meantime, we’ve been occupying ourselves by keeping up with some fun branded and promotional items, and we have quite a haul for you this week...

QR Code Menus: The Touchless Revolution In Restaurants and Hospitality
August 3, 2020 at 11:24 am

Rather than picking up a menu, restaurant patrons scan a QR code. From there, the menu loads on your smartphone. This has helped against surface contamination during the ongoing fight against the spread of COVID-19, but it’s reduced the need for physical menus. Still, QR code stickers could be a source of new business for promo distributors...

CoasterStone Announces Acquisition of Tree-Free Custom
July 13, 2020 at 11:06 am

CoasterStone, Indianapolis, announced that it has acquired Tree-Free Custom, which has rebranded as 4 Quarts by CoasterStone. 4 Quarts by CoasterStone will now bring activity books, monthly planners, coloring books, playing cards, drinkware and more to CoasterStone’s product line. “Our relationship with Tree-Free Greetings has developed into a strong business partnership over the years,” said…

Researchers Develop a Reusable Face Mask that Kills Viruses with a USB Charger
June 19, 2020 at 11:09 am

Researchers in Haifa, Israel, have created what they believe is a reusable face mask that kills harmful particles by heating itself up with a smartphone charger. It’s been pretty incredible how quickly the scientific community has acted during the COVID-19 pandemic. New developments that sometimes take years have happened in weeks. This has included much…

Top 5 WFH Products from Spector and Co
April 1, 2020 at 8:24 am

Working from home—or, “WFH.” For most of us it’s our new reality, so let’s make it as functional as possible! We’ve created a “WFH Kit” that is perfect for setting up a workstation on your kitchen table or any available space you can call your own! First, a key piece of the workstation, the Tobi…

Our 5 Favorite Promotional Products of the Week: Public Transit Stress Relievers and More
January 29, 2020 at 1:02 pm

The biggest day in advertising is right around the corner. That's right—Super Bowl Sunday. It's basically the Super Bowl of advertising! For those of us who keep our eyes out for solid promotional items, we don't have to wait for one year to celebrate clever advertising. We get to do it every week! This week's edition includes public transit stress balls, fan bobbleheads and Chinese New Year packaging...

All Visstun Paper Products Now Built With 35% Recycled Paper
January 27, 2020 at 9:24 am

In April 2019, Visstun, Las Vegas, announced its goal to make all paper products using 30 percent post-consumer recycled fiber by the end of the year. Not only did the company meet the 30 percent goal, it exceeded it. As of Dec. 17, 2019, all Visstun paper cups, containers and paper lids were made with…

Donald Glover and His Creative Team Designed Merch for an Andrew Yang Pop-Up Store, Apparently
January 8, 2020 at 1:08 pm

While he is still finding it difficult to steal attention from other seekers of the Democratic presidential nomination, Andrew Yang has amassed a loyal group of followers, including Donald Glover. The actor/comedian/writer/musician made his allegiance to Yang quite apparent last month, loaning out his creative team to help design merch at a Yang Campaign pop-up store...

Orbus Now a Participating Supplier of PromoStandards
November 20, 2019 at 2:32 pm

Orbus Exhibit & Display Group, Woodridge, Ill., announced that it is now a participating supplier of PromoStandards. PromoStandards is a set of standards created specifically for the promotional products industry by promotional professionals, meant to streamline business between distributors and suppliers within the industry. Orbus' participation in PromoStandards improves its customer experience for promotional product…