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Gildan Activewear Acquires Peds Legwear Inc.
July 28, 2016 at 1:55 pm

Gildan Activewear, Montreal, Quebec, announced yesterday that it signed an agreement to acquire 100 percent of equity interest of Peds Legwear Inc. (Peds), a Montreal-based supplier of foot apparel and leg wear products, in a $55 million cash deal. The two companies expect the acquisition to close before the end of August...

Taylor Corp. Completes Acquisition of Staples Print Solutions
July 6, 2016 at 12:10 pm

Taylor Corp., North Mankato, Minn., has completed its acquisition of Framingham, Massachusetts-based Staples Print Solutions after announcing its intent to acquire the subsidiary of Staples Inc. in April 2016. "The successful close further strengthens our foundation for future growth," Deb Taylor, CEO of Taylor Corp., said in a press release. "We are pleased to add…

Taylor Corp. Is Buying Staples Print Solutions
April 18, 2016 at 8:21 pm

Taylor Corporation, North Mankato, Minn., announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of Framingham, Massachusetts-based Staples Print Solutions...

HALO Branded Solutions Purchased by Audax Management Company
April 14, 2016 at 3:34 pm

HALO Branded Solutions, Sterling, Ill., announced that it has been purchased by Audax Management Company, a Boston-based private equity firm. "We are very pleased with our new partners at Audax," Marc Simon, CEO of HALO Branded Solutions, said in a press release. "They are a prestigious investment firm with a proven track record of building…

Hit Promotional Products' CEO Passes Away at 73
April 11, 2016 at 4:38 pm

Bill Schmidt Sr., CEO of Largo, Florida-based Hit Promotional Products, passed away on April 9 at the age of 73, according to PPB Newslink. Schmidt was born in New York on Aug. 3, 1942, and is…

Webb Company Reports Email Server Outage
April 5, 2016 at 6:14 pm

Webb Company, Eagan, Minn., announced today that its email server had been down since the evening of April 3. The company urged customers to contact customer service at (651) 322-8200 for urgent assistance and to resend any emails they sent within the last 36 hours. The emails are now up and running. For more information,…

Justin Case Acquires Superex's Assets
January 18, 2016 at 6:02 pm

Justin Case, Markham, Ontario, Canada, has acquired the assets of Superex, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Janet Trachter, Superex's vice president of marketing and sales, will join Justin Case in the same capacity. "The Superex product line is recognized as a leader in the power and safety category and fits perfectly with Justin Case," Max Baer, Justin…

Prime Line Wins Four Awards at the PPAI Expo
January 13, 2016 at 1:33 pm

Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) recognized Prime Line, Bridgeport, Conn., with four awards during its national trade show event, PPAI Expo, in Las Vegas on Tuesday, Jan. 12. Prime Line partnered with ProMark Agency Division, Promo Marketing’s custom publishing and creative services division, to create a comprehensive print and video marketing campaign in 2015. The…

ADG Promotional Products Acquires Two Brands from Carlson Craft Binder Division
November 10, 2015 at 7:55 pm

ADG Promotional Products, Hugo, Minn., announced the acquisition of the Business and Menu Essentials brands from the Carlson Craft Binder Division. The Business and Menu Essentials lines will transfer effective Jan. 1, 2016, and will be a part of ADG Promotional Products’ catalog and website product listings under the Windmill brand. “We are excited to…