Supplier News

Showdown Displays Parent Company Acquires Promic B.V. Display Systems
May 3, 2019 at 9:02 am

Sign-Zone LLC, the parent company of Showdown Displays and Jansen Display Group, announced that it has acquired Promic B.V. Display Systems, a designer and distributor of custom promotional displays. Headquartered in Nederweert, Netherlands, Promic provides mobile presentation systems and supporting hardware for products such as retractable banners, beach flags, floor displays and banner stands. The…

Orbus Recognized as a 2019 Green Giving Partner by Matthew 25: Ministries
May 2, 2019 at 1:01 pm

Orbus Exhibit and Display Group, Woodbridge, Ill., announced that it has been recognized as a 2019 Green Giving PArtner by one of its recycling partners, Matthew 25: Ministries. The Green Giving Partner Seal is awarded to corporate partners that display a commitment toward minimizing corporate waste and supporting humanitarian aid to the needy and disaster…

Southern Plus Acquires Aqua Sheen Brand, Assets
April 18, 2019 at 12:41 pm

Southern Plus, Hartwell, Ga., announced that it has acquired the Aqua Sheen brand and its assets for an undisclosed amount, and will sell Aqua Sheen's rainwear products as an extension of Southern Plus's current product offering. "We're excited to continue the legacy of the Aqua Sheen brand and to be able to offer customers rain…

BIC Graphic North America Enters Exclusive Supplier Partnership With Peerless Umbrella
April 9, 2019 at 1:41 pm

BIC Graphic North America, Clearwater, Fla., announced a new partnership agreement with Peerless Umbrella. Peerless is a leader in umbrella technology and the largest umbrella company in the promotional products industry. They are well-recognized and have earned the honor of Distributor Choice Best Umbrella Company by their customers for 13 years in a row. "We…

Dodgers Suing Promotions Company Over 42,000 Undelivered Tommy Lasorda Bobbleheads
April 4, 2019 at 1:25 pm

The Los Angeles Dodgers stand as a franchise that has given us many legends. That includes managerial great Tommy Lasorda, whom the organization wishes to commend this season through a bobblehead promotion. However, instead of preparing to delight fans with the giveaway, the team is prepping for a legal battle with the company tasked with…

Ariel Premium Supply Announces Opening of New West Coast Facility
April 3, 2019 at 11:10 am

Ariel Premium Supply, St. Louis, announced the opening of its new West Coast production and service facility. Designed to better serve distributors in the western half of the U.S., the new facility offers a faster and more cost-effective FOB San Diego shipping point. The facility maintains millions of pieces of inventory on some of the…

Selling Promo Apparel to the Fast-Growing Legalized Cannabis Market
March 27, 2019 at 1:31 pm

The legalized cannabis market, through hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) goods alone, stands to generate $22 billion by 2022. (That's before you even factor in legalized recreational marijuana and related goods.) That makes now a good time for promo distributors to look into selling products that pay homage to marijuana culture. So says Eric Rubin, the president…

Raining Rose's Lisa Waggoner Achieves Industry Certification
March 26, 2019 at 11:16 am

Lisa Waggoner, national sales representative for Raining Rose, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has earned the certification of Master Advertising Specialist (MAS) administered by Promotional Products Association International (PPAI). Individuals such as Waggoner with a PPAI certification have attained a high standard of professional competence, knowledge and experience. The MAS certification…