Natural Trends

Custom HBC Hits Milestone In Pocket Sprayer Production
February 19, 2008

Custom HBC, Waconia, Minn., recently celebrated the 10 million mark in the production of its Pocket Sprayer. According to president, Larry Wilhelm, since the product’s introduction in 2005, the company has expanded the line to include 13 cap/sprayer colors, 28 product fills, three attachments and two sizes, “ensuring there is a Pocket Sprayer suitable for any promotional application,” he said. Wilhelm added, “We continue to be pleased with the acceptance of our Pocket Sprayers by distributors. It has truly become a universal promotional product appropriate for virtually all end-users.” For more information on Custom HBC, visit www.customhbc.com or call (877) 442-9881.

Natural Trends Awarded Patent for Sani-Pen Dispenser
June 5, 2007

Natural Trends, Provo, Utah, recently secured a utility patent for its Sani-Pen dispenser, marking a total of five patents on the device. While additional patents are pending, the recent patents provide protection for the product in the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan.   The Sani-Pen dispenser clips in the pocket, while a Twist-Lock Top eliminates the need for a cap. The test-tube-like container holds a half ounce of liquid and delivers 200+ sprays. The popularity of the device in the promotional market has also opened the door for a successful launch into a variety of retail markets with a wide selection of liquids.

Natural Trends’ Sanitizer Pen is Mightier Than the Germ
November 29, 2006

Headquartered in Provo, Utah, Natural Trends announced that four patents have been secured for its proprietary Sani-Pen dispenser. The pen-shaped spray sanitizer was first introduced three years ago. While additional patents are pending, the recent patents provide protection for the invention in the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan. The unique dispenser easily clips on to a pocket or lapel, and the twist-lock pump design eliminates the need for a cap, making the product convenient, quick and easy to use. The test tube-like container holds a half ounce of liquid and delivers more than 200 sprays. The popularity of the

Natural Trends’ Sanitizer Pen is Mightier Than the Germ
November 29, 2006

Headquartered in Provo, Utah, Natural Trends announced that four patents have been secured for its proprietary Sani-Pen dispenser. The pen-shaped spray sanitizer was first introduced three years ago. While additional patents are pending, the recent patents provide protection for the invention in the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan. The unique dispenser easily clips on to a pocket or lapel, and the twist-lock pump design eliminates the need for a cap, making the product convenient, quick and easy to use. The test tube-like container holds a half ounce of liquid and delivers more than 200 sprays. The popularity of the

Ennis Ranks 93rd on Forbes’ “200 Best Small Companies” List
November 21, 2006

Ennis, Midlothian, Texas, announced today that it is listed among Forbes magazine’s “200 Best Small Companies” for the 5th consecutive year. Ennis ranked 93rd on this year’s list, moving up 87 places from the previous year’s ranking of 180. The list, found in the October 30 issue of Forbes, is comprised of publicly-traded companies with $5 million to $750 million in sales for the previous year. All companies appearing on the list must meet Forbes’ stringent criteria, which requires them to be profitable, earning a minimum of 5 percent net margin and have a five-year average return on equity of 5 percent or greater.