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Orbus Staff Continues to Grow With More Than 50 New Hires This Year
June 27, 2019 at 11:58 am

Orbus Exhibit & Display Group, Woodridge, Ill., continues to grow its team with the hiring of more than 50 employees for new roles and positions year-to-date. New positions have been created and filled in sewing, sales, administration and art services in the Woodridge headquarters and Las Vegas facilities. With 451 current full-time team members, Orbus…

You Have to See the Printing Tech Behind This Beverage Startup
June 26, 2019 at 3:34 pm

While scrolling through Instagram, I came across an ad that that was actually worth stopping and checking out: Smart Cups. The product looks like a typical plastic cup, but the company uses a specialized technique to print the hexagon-shaped flavoring directly in the bottom of the cup. Just add water, and...

PPAI Honors Daryll Griffin and Irene Kogutt With Woman of Achievement Award
June 26, 2019 at 11:30 am

Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), Irving, Texas, honored Daryll Griffin, MAS, owner and CEO of distributor Atlanta-based Accolades Inc., and the late Irene Kogutt, MAS, former owner of Dallas-based supplier Dart Manufacturing Company, as recipients of the 2019 PPAI Woman of Achievement award. The presentations were the highlight of Monday’s opening dinner at PPAI’s Women’s…

This Band's Promotional Fragrance Will Ruin Your Clothes (On Purpose)
June 25, 2019 at 11:47 am

The modern music merchandise game is a game of creativity, co-branding and innovation. Long gone are the days of a T-shirt being enough to complete a band's merchandise portfolio. The dawn of e-commerce and a saturated music market has forced artists and marketing firms to think outside the boxy T-shirt. Weezer's Black Market was the…

The Latest in Decorating Tech Meets Real Business Strategy at PRINTING United
June 17, 2019 at 2:03 pm

Dan Marx, director of content development at SGIA, joined Promo Marketing Editor-in-Chief Sean Norris for a chat about what promotional products businesses can find at PRINTING United this October in Dallas. The blockbuster event will showcase new and improved printing technologies and applications for apparel and a variety of other products, and offer educational opportunities to help decorators and other promo professionals better run their businesses.

Evans Manufacturing Hires Greg Armstrong as Vice President of Sales
June 25, 2019 at 10:40 am

Greg Armstrong has joined Garden Grove, California-based supplier Evans Manufacturing as vice president of sales. Armstrong has more than 20 years of experience in all facets of the print and promotional products industry as a supplier, distributor and buyer. As a distributor, he has held the title of vice…