Writing Instruments

The 7 Most Innovative PPE Items We've Seen
June 19, 2020 at 3:17 pm

PPE has been at the forefront of most distributors' minds since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. And while the standard masks and face shields have been big, we've also seen plenty of innovative new items. The following seven products are among the most inventive ones we've come across...

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…

When Supply Consistently Meets Demand: A Take on U.S Manufacturing
March 9, 2020 at 1:43 pm

For more than 20 years, Tennessee has been the manufacturing and decoration site for our popular line of in-house made SimpliColor® writing instruments. This domestic molding and decoration capability delivers a unique product line which offers the unprecedented value of virtually unlimited inventory and a super-quick, 24-hour standard production. “Goldstar® offers such a unique and…

What's Happening With Promotional Pens in 2020
February 19, 2020 at 1:34 pm

“People have been using writing instruments for over 6,000 years, which is evidence that traditional writing practices will continue to stand the test of time,” said Carrie Lewis, marketing and communications manager for BIC Graphic, Clearwater, Fla. “In fact, there are plenty of recent studies that show Millennials, Gen Z and their parents prefer pen…

Nancy Pelosi's Impeachment Pens Did Not Cost $15,000
January 22, 2020 at 1:45 pm

Rumors swirled around that the custom-engraved pens Speaker Nancy Pelosi used to sign the articles of impeachment cost as much as $450,000. Those theories were debunked quickly, including by the manufacturer of the pens, who has engraved pens for the president, too.

After ‘Sharpiegate,’ Trump Campaign Store Sells Branded Markers
September 9, 2019 at 2:23 pm

There are many forces that want to hit Alabama this year, but they will do so as college football teams eager to defeat the Crimson Tide and not as extreme weather occurrences. Before it swung north, President Donald Trump thought that Hurricane Dorian would devastate the Heart of Dixie, electing to emphasize his point by…

Arizona Promotional Products Association Raises Funds for Local Middle School Class
June 14, 2019 at 10:24 am

On Tuesday, June 4, the philanthropy committee of the Arizona Promotional Products Association (AzPPA) hosted a fundraising event for a class at Palo Verde Middle School in Phoenix as part of its Family Fun Event at the Main Event in Tempe, Ariz. The event collected more than $300 in cash donations for the class, along…

Expo East: Day Two Best-of Roundup
June 10, 2019 at 2:30 pm

Last week’s PPAI Expo East gathering in Atlantic City featured 302 businesses offering wide varieties of products and services, and although diversity marked their New Jersey-based presence, two themes ran common among them—pride and innovation. Every Promo Marketing interaction with the companies sparked conversations that made apparent that the exhibitors are spending 2019 displaying both,…