Supplier News

2022 Top Suppliers: How Taking a Risk Paid Off for Koozie Group
November 15, 2022 at 2:56 pm

As part of Print+Promo Marketing's 2022 Top Suppliers list, we asked some of the top-ranked suppliers about how they managed to continue to grow and bounce back from the pandemic, their thoughts on where the industry stands, their future plans and more. Read on for our conversation with David Klatt, CEO of Koozie Group, the…

2022 Top Suppliers: A Snapshot of a Recovering Industry
November 15, 2022 at 10:47 am

More than two years removed from the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, we're all pretty sick of hearing terms like "pivoting" and "new normal," but there's a reason that those phrases have been thrown around so much. It's exactly what business owners – and everyone else – had to do. Within the promotional products industry,…

Introducing a New Plant-Based Promo Option for Your Eco-Friendly Customers
November 14, 2022 at 10:26 am

It’s no secret that consumers are adjusting their lifestyles and adopting plant-based diets to help ease their impact on the environment. Many people are proud of their choices and even seek opportunities to share their eco-friendly mindset with the world. PlantCore is PopSocket’s new series of plant-based polymers made using castor beans, canola oil and…

Pro Towels Announces Passing of Sheila Ware
November 2, 2022 at 11:19 am

Pro Towels, Pittsburgh, announced the passing of long-time employee Sheila Ware. The company released the following obituary yesterday: It is with deep sadness and profound grief to announce that Pro Towels has suffered a major loss due to the death of our beloved employee Sheila Ware. Sheila has been…

The Magnet Group Hires Steve Parker as Regional Sales Manager
October 31, 2022 at 2:27 pm

The Magnet Group, Washington, MO, has announced its most recent hire: Steve Parker as regional sales manager. In his new role, Parker will cover California, Arizona, Oregon, Nevada, Washington, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Mexico. "Steve is so well known and loved from his years on the distributor and supplier…

Hirsch Gift Announces Rebranding, Changes Name to Hirsch
October 24, 2022 at 12:04 pm

Hirsch Gift, Houston, has completed an extensive rebranding effort to reflect both the growth of the organization and a renewal of its corporate vision. At the heart of this rebranding is the change of the company name to Hirsch and an update of the corporate logo. “It’s a major milestone for the company, as we…

Crystal D Remembers Its 'Ultimate Memory Maker' Chuck Dahlgren
October 18, 2022 at 9:17 am

Crystal D announced last week that its founder and CEO, Chuck Dahlgren, sadly passed away on Oct. 10, from complications during heart surgery. The company released the following obituary: Our hearts are broken. Charles Parks Dahlgren (February 22, 1952 – October 10, 2022) passed away at age 70 from…

BEL Promo Announces Susan Lewandowski as Managing Director
October 10, 2022 at 11:48 am

BEL Promo, Miami, FL, recently announced the promotion of Susan Lewandowski to managing director. Lewandowski has been an integral part of the BEL Promo organization since 2018, when she was originally brought on as general manager. “Susan has been, and will continue to be, instrumental in the continued growth,…