Founder Enterprise

Stormy skies inspire Jamie Hanna for fall
September 1, 2010

Industry-leading yoga and fitness apparel company, Zobha, announces the launch of its new menswear collection. The line was created for men who seek technically-sophisticated and handsome apparel options to suit their active lifestyle both in and out of the yoga studio.

Impact Promotional Publishing Closes, Founder Klein Makes Statement
May 5, 2009

Peter L. Klein, founder and chief executive officer of Impact Promotional Publishing LLC, based in Dunedin, Fla., announced on May 1, “... On the 30th anniversary of its founding, [Impact Promotional Publishing] will discontinue publication of the Impact Advertising Catalog and all other promotional industry sales and marketing products.” Klein continued, “Throughout May and June,…

iPROMOTEu’s Silverstein to Represent U.S. at Beijing Olympics
April 1, 2008

Takes Leave of Absence as CEO April 1, 2008 – Wayland, Massachusetts: Ross Silverstein, the Founder, President & CEO of leading industry distributor, iPROMOTEu, will represent the United States at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. Many people in the industry know of Silverstein’s aggressive and hard-charging style as he created and dramatically grew his very successful company. Few people, however, are aware that Silverstein is also a world class athlete. For years, Silverstein has competed at the highest level in both table tennis and synchronized swimming. “The opportunity to represent my country is too great

Sweda Founder Ruwin Retires After 31 Years
November 27, 2007

After a remarkable and charismatic 31-year career, Sweda Company’s founder and CEO, Marvin Ruwin, has retired. Ruwin has acquired many life achievements since beginning his career as a radar specialist in World War II. After graduating from UCLA with a degree in electrical engineering, he became a technical advisor for the Navy in Far Eastern countries. From there, he moved onto Packard Bell, working as a project manager for the THOR missile program. He later joined Vernitron Corporation where he rose from test engineer to president in seven short years. Soon thereafter, Ruwin opened an assembly plant in Singapore with more than

05/06 Top Distributors Listing
May 1, 2006

1. Integrated Merchandising Systems (IMS) $186,000 $186,000 335 8 Rick Remick, CEO Morton Grove, IL 2. American Identity $180,000 $180,000 800 3 Roger Henry, President/CEO Overland Park, KS 3. Proforma $156,000 $276,000 100 650 Greg and Vera Muzzillo, Co-CEOs Independence, OH 4. Bensussen Deutsch & Associates (BD&A) $145,000 $145,000 320 18 Jay Deutsch, CEO; Eric Bensussen, President Woodinville, WA 5. Geiger $135,000 $135,000 410 19 Gene G. Geiger, CEO Lewiston, ME 6. Adventures in Advertising Corporation (AIA) $128,000 $128,000 60 325+ David Woods, CEO Neenah, WI 7. HALO/Lee Wayne $105,000* $105,000* 160 8 Marc Simon, CEO Sterling, IL 8. Jack Nadel International $84,000 $84,000 300 18 Martin Nadel, President Los Angeles, CA 9. 4imprint $82,966 $82,966 293 1 Kevin Lyons-Tarr, President Oshkosh, WI 10. Midwest Trophy Manufacturing (MTM) $81,000 $81,000 800 9 David Smith, Owner Oklahoma City, OK 11. Kaeser & Blair $75,000 $75,000 128 1 Kurt Kaeser, President/CEO Batavia, OH 12. American Solutions for Business $67,368 $239,776 809 410 Larry Zavadil, President/CEO Glenwood, MN 13. Summit Marketing $67,000 $98,500 400 6 Daniel J. Renz, CEO St. Louis, MO 14. Brown & Bigelow $65,000 $65,000 410 12 William D. Smith, President St. Paul, MN 14. Evigna $65,000 $65,000 167 15 Shan Mehta, President Madison Heights, MI 14.