Avaline and Fanda Achieve QCA Accreditation
April 27, 2010

Chicago-based, Quality Certification Alliance (QCA), the promotional product industry’s only independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping companies provide safe products, has awarded accreditation to two additional suppliers,

Avaline Receives QCA Accreditation, Launches New Drinkware Line
April 20, 2010

Avaline, Parsippany, N.J., announced it has been awarded accreditation by the Chicago-based Quality Certification Alliance (QCA). Avaline successfully passed a comprehensive three-day headquarters audit of its product safety, quality, social compliance, environmental practices and supply chain security

Avaline Welcomes Reed as National Sales Manager
March 4, 2010

Avaline, Parsippany, N.J., announced Jeff Reed has been hired as the company's new national sales manager. Reed brings 23 years of experience in the promotional products industry to his new position.

The Little Emblem That Could
May 19, 2009

It's not always the biggest or the strongest that comes out on top, at least, if children’s books, films with pat resolutions or Underdog can be believed. Small is subtle. It quietly

Breaking News: Industry Leaders Create Quality Certification Alliance
January 13, 2009

Key leaders in the promotional products industry today announced the formation of the Quality Certification Alliance, LLC (QCA), an independent, nongovernmental organization dedicated to elevating the standard in providing consistently safe, high quality, socially compliant and environmentally conscientious merchandise to Fortune 500 companies and small businesses. Executives from the organization’s founding companies officially launched QCA today at the Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) Expo in Las Vegas. The QCA certification process assures merchandise manufactured, imprinted and imported by member companies conforms to established domestic and international product laws, regulations and standards. QCA has garnered wide support from numerous suppliers and distributors, including Avaline; Barton

A Spoonful of Sugar
January 1, 2009

MARY POPPINS HERSELF would happily confess the number of times her umbrella was a lifesaver—helping her blow town right before being asked troubling questions like, “Why is the banister so well-dusted?” or “Why are my children spending time with vagrant chimney sweeps?”

Rothman Joins Avaline as VP of Business Development
July 15, 2008

Parsippany, New Jersey-based Avaline announced David Rothman brings his 30 years of broad experience in the promotional products industry to the company as its new vice president of development. Starting in an entry-level position at Bic Graphic, Rothman rose through the ranks in a 20 year career, ultimately rising to the position of national sales manager, where he directed a staff of more than 40 people. Rothman left Bic to start his own writing instrument company, Pro Colors, in 1998, ultimately selling it to Sanford in 2005. The company feels Rothman returns to the industry with a new vigor and mission to help guide

New Hires for Golden Pacific, Avaline and Image Source
March 4, 2008

Golden Pacific Brings Three More On Board City of Industry, California-based Golden Pacific is proud to announce the addition of three new employees to its East Coast distribution center in Edison, New Jersey: Don Spencer, account executive, Takaiya Horton-Lewis, graphic designer, and Donna Summerall, customer service representative. In addition, sales manager Craig Ross has transferred from California to the company’s New Jersey office, and Robert Bromberg has been promoted to vice president of east coast operations. For more information on Golden Pacific, visit www.golden-pacific.com Image Source Hires Sheehan as Account Executive Image Source, a full-service merchandise and apparel distributor based in Kirkland, Wash.,

Avaline Contributes $12,000 to Education Fund
November 6, 2007

“Avaline is proud to be a part of a great industry with a history of giving back,” said Leonard Hornstein, CEO of Parsippany, New Jersey-based supplier Avaline. “We feel our Bronze Level donation ($12,000) to the PPEF Tomorrow Fund is an appropriate contribution given our size and financial plan over the next few years.” Hornstein believes higher education is important to all businesses and all Americans. “We compete in a global economy where jobs are exported to low-cost providers all over the world. We cannot stop this natural flow, but we can retrain and educate our people so they gain new skills to replace