Crown Products

2010 Top 50 Supplier List
July 1, 2010

2010 Rank 2009 Rank Company 2009 Revenue 2008 Revenue Employees Locations Principal City, State 1 1 Broder Bros. $688,000,000 $903,000,000 - 19 Tom Myers, CEO Trevose, PA 2 2 Ennis $584,029,000 $610,610,000 5,200 40 Keith Walters, chairman/CEO Midlothian, TX 3 4/7 Norwood & BIC $410,000,000 n/a 2,300 7 Quenten Wentworth, Clearwater, FL Graphic North America…

A Hole-istic Approach
April 6, 2010

Event planning is a field well-suited for promotional product use, but for golf tournaments and events, this is especially so. Not only do you have all the sales opportunities of a regular event, like T-shirts for volunteers and staff, you also have a multitude of golf products available to bear your client’s logo. From clubs and balls to sunscreen and umbrellas, what follows below are a few tips and tricks to picking the right items* for each part of a golf promotion.

Former Crown Products Managers Launch New Venture
August 25, 2008

When the founders of Plan B Marketing learned that their hometown of Mobile, Ala. led Forbes Magazine’s 2008 list of Top 10 Fastest Growing Small Business Economies, they took notice. When they discovered three other cities within an eight-hour drive also made the list, they took action.  Plan B Marketing opened its doors to serve businesses throughout Ala. and along the Gulf Coast.  Founded by Deborah Fetherland, Tucker Frazer and Amanda Bray, the company offers marketing and sales consulting services as well as more than 300,000 imprinted promotional products. “We help our clients get what they want from their marketing and sales programs,” explained Bray,

Crown Products Acquires LuggageSpotter Products
July 10, 2007

Crown Products, Mobile, Ala., has acquired the promotional division of Not by Chance Enterprises, and the patent rights to The Original LuggageSpotter and the SuperGrabber. The Original LuggageSpotter was launched in 2001 and has sold more than two million units in the promotional market. Bob Bickert, president of Crown Products, noted: ”The LuggageSpotter and SuperGrabber products have been home runs in the promotional products industry. Not by Chance and Crown Products share the same values, so it was an easy decision to bring them into our company.” The patented LuggageSpotter is a cushioned, ergonomic luggage handle wrap. This year, Not by Chance launched the

2007 Supplier Excellence Awards
July 1, 2007

LOYALTY HOLDS POWERFUL sway over many people’s actions. It is difficult to settle for good when the best is just a little further. Loyalty will see the extra mile traveled, the extra call made and the extra cost paid. Often, it is a result of superior quality or superior service, while other times familiarity can be held accountable, and yet other people will have a simple affection toward a brand. This is the dream of any corporation: To be known of not as a source, but as the definitive source for a commodity. Promotional Marketing’s 2007 Supplier Excellence Awards recognize the best in more