Supplier News

Foamworx Begins QCA Accreditation Process
July 19, 2019 at 10:53 am

Buying promotional products shouldn't be a risky proposition. Unfortunately, it can be. That's why Fortune 1000 corporations and local organizations alike are more concerned than ever before about costly mistakes in this competitive economy. These buyers know that one wrong purchase could expose them to nasty headlines with claims that their brand merchandise was made…

Delta Apparel Opens Two New Facilities in Texas and New Jersey
July 18, 2019 at 11:54 am

Delta Apparel, Greenville, S.C., announced that its digital print subsidiary, DTG2Go is opening a new printing facility in Dallas and another in Cranbury, New Jersey. The facilities are set to open this summer, and will focus on DTG2Go's digital print and fulfillment platform within Delta's blank garment distribution network. It will also improve customer service…

Leed's Partners With Welly
July 17, 2019 at 11:33 am

Leed’s and Welly, a Pittsburgh-based drinkware company, announced their exclusive partnership to bring environmentally-friendly, insulated bamboo drinkware to the promotional products industry. Leed’s will begin carrying a selection of Welly bottles in August 2019. “I created Welly to help the environment and give clean water to people in need,” said Ben Kander, Welly founder and…

All Full-Time Team Members at Maple Ridge Farms Earn PPAI’s TAS Certificate
July 1, 2019 at 11:34 am

Thomas Riordan, CAS, president of Maple Ridge Farms, Mosinee, Wis., announced that through a recent company initiative, all full-time team members at Maple Ridge Farms have earned, at a minimum, their Trained Advertising Specialist (TAS) certificates. The importance of PPAI’s educational programs was reinforced by Jodie Schillinger, CAS, executive vice president at Maple Ridge, who…

SnugZ USA Adds Staff to Sales and HR Teams
June 28, 2019 at 10:21 am

Over the past several years, SnugZ USA, West Jordan, Utah, has experienced tremendous growth in employees, orders and product offerings. Several key positions were necessary to prepare for that future growth and strategic direction of the company. Key roles recently filled were: Gaston Lazarte - director of human resources Lazarte has more than 20 years…

Orbus Staff Continues to Grow With More Than 50 New Hires This Year
June 27, 2019 at 11:58 am

Orbus Exhibit & Display Group, Woodridge, Ill., continues to grow its team with the hiring of more than 50 employees for new roles and positions year-to-date. New positions have been created and filled in sewing, sales, administration and art services in the Woodridge headquarters and Las Vegas facilities. With 451 current full-time team members, Orbus…

Evans Manufacturing Hires Greg Armstrong as Vice President of Sales
June 25, 2019 at 10:40 am

Greg Armstrong has joined Garden Grove, California-based supplier Evans Manufacturing as vice president of sales. Armstrong has more than 20 years of experience in all facets of the print and promotional products industry as a supplier, distributor and buyer. As a distributor, he has held the title of vice…

Giveaways That Will Spice Up Your Marketing Mix During National BBQ Month
June 17, 2019 at 1:53 pm

Food and drink have literally brought people together since the beginning of time, and BBQ is no exception. This ancient culinary method of cooking meat over a flame has been practiced for centuries. If you didn’t already know, May was National BBQ Month and there’s no better way to celebrate than to head outdoors, fire…

HanesBrands Introduces National Park Foundation T-shirt Promotion
June 17, 2019 at 11:49 am

HanesBrands Inc., Winston-Salem, N.C., has introduced its first collection of ComfortWash T-shirts supporting the National Park Foundation in select Walmart stores near nine of our country’s most beautiful and recognized landmarks. Each store will carry one design to promote its regional recreation area. Consumers near Acadia National Park, Blue Ridge Parkway, Grand Canyon National Park,…

The Magnet Group Hires Mid-Atlantic Sales Manager
June 13, 2019 at 11:11 am

The Magnet Group, Washington, Mo., announced that it has hired industry veteran Robin Daniel as its Mid-Atlantic regional sales manager. Daniel will be responsible for accounts in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. “Robin is an extremely intelligent, professional and driven individual," Joe Huber, national sales manager for…