Calibre International, Irwindale, Calif., has purchased Alcraft, Pawtucket, R.I., one of the original suppliers in the industry. Calibre International will continue to operate Alcraft as a stand-alone company, but will broaden its product line. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Alcraft has been in the industry for more than 45 years. Company president, Michael Davis, called the acquisition “an excellent choice for both companies”. He said: “Today, suppliers need depth and breadth of product line in order to have the necessary market reach. It’s time for Alcraft to market on a larger stage and Calibre is the perfect venue to accomplish this.” Of the
Alcraft, Pawtucket, R.I., is proud to count a champion among its team members. Andy Goodhart, along with his wife Pam, has applied professional screen printing skills with Alcraft for more than 22 years. One of Goodhart’s passions is playing flag football with the United States Flag and Touch League. After a grueling season beginning last March, Goodhart’s team earned the top spot at the championship games held in Orlando, Fla., in January. Sixteen teams competed in double-elimination battles to determine the winner. In addition, Goodhart was named this year’s All-American Offensive Lineman. Alcraft has served the promotional products industry for more than 45 years.
Alcraft, Pawtucket, R.I., recently released a 32-page holiday catalog filled with more than 200 products, 60 of which are new. The catalog features a fresh layout, reduced minimums and application ideas. “For our new catalog, we’ve benchmarked the premier retail catalogs,” explained Mike Davis, president. “This catalog represents a commitment to the distributors that have served Alcraft during its forty-five year history.” For more information, call (888) 252-7238 or visit www.alcraft.com.