Writing Instruments

4 Things End-Users (and Buyers) Want in Promotional Pens and Writing Instruments
April 23, 2018 at 7:30 am

Despite the prominence of screens and keyboards in daily life, writing instruments remain big sellers, and there are multiple encouraging reasons for this. Here’s why promotional pens and writing instruments are still a trusty source of sales business for promotional products distributors...

A.T. Cross Company Purchased by Private Equity Firm
November 16, 2017 at 3:20 pm

A.T. Cross Company, which includes the Cross and Schaeffer brands, is now under new ownership, having been purchased by private equity company Transon Capital Group LLC, Los Angeles. "This exciting development is the beginning of a new phase in our storied 170-year history," Robert P. Baird Jr., CEO of A.T. Cross Company, said in a…

BIC Graphic Appoints Emmanuel Bruno as President
September 15, 2017 at 11:23 am

BIC Graphic, Clearwater, Fla., announced the appointment of Emmanuel Bruno as president, following the company's sale to H.I.G. Capital earlier this year. Bruno previously served as vice president and general manager of BIC Graphic North America, and has been with the company for eight years before that, holding multiple executive roles within the company. "On…

Hub Pen Company Hires Sales System Support Analyst
August 1, 2017 at 12:00 pm

Hub Pen Company, Braintree, Mass., has hired Parich Basnet as sales system support analyst. Basnet will be working with the IT and sales departments to expand upon the current NetSuite operating system functions as they relate to sales and finance. “I’m glad to be joining Hub in this time of growth,” Basnet said. “There are…

Indian Presidential Election Required Lawmakers to Use Special Pens
July 18, 2017 at 2:15 pm

For the 2017 Indian presidential election, members of parliament (MPs) and members of the legislative assembly (MLAs) were not allowed to use their normal pens to mark their choice on the presidential poll on monday. According to Financial Express, the legislators had to use a specially-designed writing instrument that includes indelible violet ink that marks…

10 Best-Selling Promotional Pens
June 27, 2017 at 9:15 am

End-users find their fingers flying in all directions thanks to computer and phone keyboards, but the rhythmic and reliable practice of pushing a writing instrument from left to right will never lose favor. With so many thoughts on everyone’s minds, some people treat committing ideas to paper as an exercise in using whatever is handy,…