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Stran Completes Acquisition of Trend Brand Solutions
September 1, 2022 at 9:21 am

Stran, Quincy, Mass., announced the completion of its acquisition of the assets and business of Trend Brand Solutions under its previously announced asset purchase agreement. As contemplated under the agreement, Stran also announced that Michael Krauser, CEO of Trend, has become regional vice president of Stran, where he will lead the company's Texas region operations.…

Club Colors Announces Relocation and Expansion of Corporate Headquarters
July 26, 2022 at 9:30 am

Club Colors has signed an 11-year lease of 52,000 square feet of space in the Bell Works Chicagoland building in Hoffman Estates. The branding and marketing agency’s deal also includes an option to expand on an additional 50,000 square feet of adjacent office and production space. The company will move its operations from Schaumburg...

HALO Branded Solutions Acquires BrandVia
May 5, 2022 at 3:22 pm

HALO Branded Solutions, Sterling, Illinois, announced the acquisition of BrandVia, San Jose, California. BrandVia will maintain its San Jose staff and presence, expanding HALO's positive momentum in the global technology market. "BrandVia plays a key role in building the brands of an elite list of major technology clients, including Salesforce, Adobe, LinkedIn and...

S&S Activewear Acquires TSF Sportswear
April 5, 2022 at 3:28 pm

S&S Activewear, Bolingbrook, Ill., announced today that it has acquired TSF Sportswear. By acquiring TSF, S&S gains greater access to markets in the Southern U.S., while TSF's customers can now select from S&S's more than 100 brand offerings and benefit from a greater depth of inventory driven by S&S's nationwide network...

SnugZ USA Announces Acquisition of Sweda Company LLC
January 3, 2022 at 4:01 pm

SnugZ USA, West Jordan, Utah, announced today that it has acquired Sweda Company LLC, combining two top 40 promotional products suppliers and enhancing their ability to serve distributor partners with the highest-quality products and service. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed...

S&S Activewear to Acquire TSC Apparel
November 4, 2021 at 5:25 pm

S&S Activewear, Bolingbrook, Illinois, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire competitor TSC Apparel, marking S&S’s fourth acquisition since 2010. Over the past decade, S&S has made significant investments in North American capacity and technology. With approximately 4 million square feet of warehouse space and...

PRINTING United Alliance Cancels 2021 In-Person Expo
August 31, 2021 at 4:21 pm

PRINTING United, scheduled to take place Oct. 6-8, 2021 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., has been cancelled. The PRINTING United Alliance board of directors felt the ability to deliver a successful trade show event for all involved became significantly hampered recently with the growing uncertainty and spike in cases resulting from…

Koozie Group Acquires HotLine Products
February 23, 2021 at 3:21 pm

Koozie Group (previously BIC Graphic), Clearwater, Fla., a portfolio company of H.I.G. Capital, has announced the completion of the acquisition of HotLine Products. HotLine Products is well-known in the promotional products industry for its wide selection of calendars, including appointment, desk, executive and commercial styles; planners and journals; and custom capabilities, as well as offerings…

BAMKO Acquires Gifts By Design
February 1, 2021 at 10:07 am

BAMKO LLC today announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Gifts By Design of Seattle. The transaction closed effective as of Feb. 1, 2021. Gifts By Design will operate as the awards, recognition and incentives division of BAMKO. “The acquisition of Gifts By Design immediately positions BAMKO to become an industry leader…

Koozie Group (previously BIC Graphic) Acquires IMAGEN Brands
December 22, 2020 at 3:03 pm

Koozie Group (previously BIC Graphic North America), a portfolio company of H.I.G. Capital, has announced the completion of the acquisition of IMAGEN Brands with the support of H.I.G. IMAGEN Brands, whose companies include Vitronic and Crown, is a Top 40 hard goods supplier, recognized as a leader in service and decoration innovation. It is also…