Supplier News

Storm Creek Donates More Than $50,000 to Charity in 2019
January 2, 2020 at 1:42 pm

Storm Creek, Hastings, Minn., announced that it contributed a record $50,002 to charity in 2019. The giving total includes more than $40,000 donated to participating charity partners during the company's annual warehouse sales in October and November, as well as $10,000 for 1% for the Planet. Storm Creek also gives countless product/in-kind donations to local…

Melissa Bettua Promoted to Director of Sales for Hub Pen Company
December 23, 2019 at 10:17 am

HUB Promotional Group, Braintree, announced the promotion of Melissa Bettua to director of sales for Hub Promotional Group’s Hub Pen Company. Bettua came from a sales background in the hospitality industry before joining the Hub sales team in 2013. Within her first year with the company, she was promoted…

Pro Towels Hires Jeanna Abercrombie, Promotes Ellen Walborn
December 20, 2019 at 10:51 am

The Pro Towels family of brands, Pittsburgh, Pa., announced the hiring of Jeanna Abercrombie, MASI, to key accounts director, as well as the promotion of Ellen Walborn to a key accounts director position on the sales team. Abercrombie is new to the Pro Towels family, but not a newcomer…

BIC Graphic Introduces Students to the Impact of Promotional Products at Stavros Institute's Enterprise Village
December 19, 2019 at 10:27 am

Local students learned about promotional product production and distribution as employees of the BIC Graphic storefront at Stavros Institute's Enterprise Village recently. The promo supplier has participated in the program for more than 20 years. Stavros Institute's Enterprise Village is a self-contained economic education program that provides a hands-on learning experience for students. After learning…

iClick Makes Three Hires to Leadership Positions
December 17, 2019 at 10:49 am

iClick, Seattle, announced that it has hired Virginia Thomson as leader of the company's e-commerce and program initiatives, and added Chris Hart and Rob Derrig to the company's national account management team. Thomson will be responsible for managing all of iClick’s e-commerce accounts, and she’ll be supporting...

Josh Bleicher Promoted to Director of Sales for Toddy Gear
December 13, 2019 at 1:18 pm

Toddy Gear, Chicago, announced the promotion of Josh Bleicher to director of sales. In his new role, Bleicher will oversee the day-to-day sales operations and act as a managerial lead for the growing Toddy Gear sales team. Josh has served as an account executive since…

Bag Makers Hires Aubrie Madai as Inside Sales Representative
December 12, 2019 at 9:41 am

Bag Makers, Union, Ill., has hired Aubrie Madai as an inside sales representative. Madai will be working with distributors across the country to share information about Bag Makers’ products and services. She will be developing and leading webinars, and conducting proactive outreach to demonstrate how Bag Makers can support…

S&S Activewear Acquires Technosport Canada
December 11, 2019 at 10:16 pm

S&S Activewear, Bolingbrook, Ill., announced that it has acquired Technosport Canada, marking its third acquisition since 2010. Over the past 10 years, S&S Activewear has grown from a single location in Bolingbrook to a nationwide operation with over 1,800 employees and...

Polyconcept Acquires ETS Express
December 11, 2019 at 8:54 am

Polyconcept, the New Kensington, Pennsylvania-based parent company of suppliers Leed's, Bullet, Journalbooks and Trimark, announced last night that it has successfully acquired ETS Express, though the acquisition was finalized on Nov. 29. The move will bolster PCNA's drinkware footprint within the promotional products industry....

BIC Graphic North America Promotes Lori Bauer and Dave Saracino
December 10, 2019 at 12:41 pm

BIC Graphic North America, Clearwater, Fla., has promoted industry veterans Lori Bauer and Dave Saracino, continuing efforts to deliver an improved customer experience and position the company for long-term growth. Bauer, ASI’s 2019 Supplier Woman of Distinction, has been promoted to senior vice president of sales, where she will…