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Despite what my parents told me, I don't think water should be a healthy source of iron. Particularly that rust-colored iron that came out of the tap at home. So now I filter all my water, like with the Camelbak Groove Filtered Bottle from The Allen Company.
Stan W. A. Dohan, MAS, executive vice president of the Allen Company, based in Blanchester, Ohio, announced the hiring of Alan Aure as Midwest sales manager. Aure comes to the Allen Company following five years of experience with Vitronic. Aure will be responsible for sales in Ohio, Ind., Ky., Mich., Penn. and W. Va. About the Allen Company: Since 1959, The Allen Company has focused its efforts in the promotional products industry, principally on beverage ware and related products. For more information on the Allen Company, visit www.allenmugs.com or call (513) 374-3074.
CamelBak Products, Petaluma, Calif., recently announced it has begun converting its entire line of polycarbonate, re-usable water bottles to a new material that is 100 percent free of bisphenol-A (BPA)—Eastman Tritan copolyester. With the growth in bottled-water consumption in the United States, more than 50 billion plastic bottles are thrown away each year, raising a number of environmental concerns. Last August, The New York Times reported it takes about 1.5 million barrels of oil to make the bottles for the bottled water Americans use each year, enough to fuel 100,000 cars. In addition, the Times noted, only about 23 percent of those bottles are
The Allen Company, Blanchester, Ohio, has hired Amy Balash as customer service sales coordinator. A six-year industry veteran, Balash will be responsible for coordinating sales efforts with inside sales and customer service, and handling key accounts, as well as outside sales meetings and trade shows. The supplier has also promoted Dhu Dazey, a 10-year veteran of The Allen Company, to lead customer service representative. In the new role, Dazey will concentrate on helping to maintain the high level of award-winning service to back up the company’s award-winning, innovative, and patented beverageware and related items. In addition, Brenda Kingsland has returned to The Allen Company