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Proforma Albrecht & Co. Achieves Record Sales for 2015
January 20, 2016 at 6:43 pm

Proforma, Cleveland, Ohio, has announced that Fred and Suzette Albrecht of Milford, Ohio-based Proforma Albrecht & Co. have exceeded more than $30 million in annual sales in 2015. “We’re honored to have Proforma Albrecht & Co. as a part of the Proforma family,"…

Leed’s Announces Exclusive Partnership with Sheaffer
January 20, 2016 at 4:52 pm

Leed’s, New Kensington, Pa., announced that it, along with A.T. Cross Company, is now the promotional products supplier for Sheaffer luxury writing instruments. Sheaffer joins the Leed’s portfolio of writing instrument brands, which range from high-end offerings to more value-priced options. “We are extremely excited to offer Sheaffer pens to our customers,” said Nicole Kyser,…

Hub Pen Company Hires Sales Executive John Gibbons
January 20, 2016 at 4:44 pm

Hub Pen Company, Braintree, Mass., announced the addition of John Gibbons to its team of sales executives. Gibbons, a multi-disciplined sales professional with experience in the creation, development and management of account partnerships, will represent Hub Pen Company with its distributors in New England.…

5 Questions to Answer Before Finalizing Your 2016 Goals
January 20, 2016 at 3:45 pm

Every January, my Facebook feed turns into a veritable smorgasbord of unbridled optimism. This year, my friends have enthusiastically committed to “eat cleaner and drink less,” “find a better job,” and “sleep more, exercise more, laugh more, love more and read more.” (That last person is going to be very busy.) The beginning of each…

Report Claims Child Labor Behind Lithium-ion Batteries
January 19, 2016 at 6:54 pm

Major electronics brands, such as Apple, Samsung and Sony, reportedly are failing to do checks to ensure that they aren't sourcing cobalt mined by child workers. A report from Amnesty International, titled "'This is what we die for': Human rights abuses in the…

'The Revenant' Uses Geocaching for Promotional Campaign
January 19, 2016 at 5:20 pm

A lot of movies have created clever promotional campaigns. Some install cryptic billboards in cities, some place messages around town on walls and others hand out memorable gifts. "The Revenant"—a new film starring Leonardo DiCaprio as a fur trapper named Hugh…

Alliance Rubber Company Receives ISO Quality Certification
January 19, 2016 at 4:44 pm

Alliance Rubber Company, Hot Springs, Ark., recently received International Standards Organization (ISO) 9001:2008 certification, which addresses various aspects of quality management. The standards provide guidance and tools to ensure products and services consistently meet customer’s requirements, and that quality consistently is improved. The ISO 9001:2008 certification, with a design and development exclusion, is an internationally…

Chocolate Inn/Taylor & Grant Promotes Two Employees
January 19, 2016 at 4:16 pm

Chocolate Inn/Taylor & Grant, Freeport, N.Y., announced the promotion of Jaclyn Claude to the position of assistant customer service manager, and Laurie Serwitz to the position of service resolution and billing manager. Claude will be responsible for training all new customer service team members, as well as working directly with production to ensure complete customer…

Polyconcept North America Announces U.S. Sales Contest
January 19, 2016 at 3:52 pm

Polyconcept North America (PCNA), Pittsburgh, announced a new sales contest for U.S. distributors. The contest is designed to leverage PCNA’s corporate attendance at the 2016 U.S. Open Golf Championship, held June 16 to 19 at the historic Oakmont Country Club in Oakmont, Pa., which is located only a few miles from PCNA’s offices. “We are…

Microsoft Patents Rechargeable Surface Pen
January 19, 2016 at 3:23 pm

Microsoft has put a lot of effort into the Surface Pen, and the device actually is quite an advanced piece of hardware, but that doesn’t seem to be enough for the Redmond, Washington-based tech giant. Not with several other companies, including Apple, building similar products. The company has started work on a rechargeable Surface Pen…