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Pro Towels Etc.
Pittsburgh-based Pro Towels Etc. announced the launch of the company’s new three-day rush production service called ProShip—an industry first in the towel category. With decorated towel products typically having a seven- to 10-day production, the ProShip service will allow the company’s customers to consider towel products available at a faster-than-expected turnaround time. The ProShip pricing option is listed on more than 200 items in the 2009 Pro Towels Etc. Catalog. “With the economic uncertainty that we are facing, we sought to set ourselves apart in 2009 by showing our commitment to servicing our customers in a way that better matches their fast paced day-to-day
Just got back from ASI Orlando and I’m grudgingly accepting that it is indeed still winter. The show was great, and unlike last year (when global warming played a nasty little trick on us and made it 40 degrees), the weather was just gorgeous.
It was a nice way to ease back into the traveling whirlwind that is January and February—my feet are now primed and ready for PPAI next week, that’s for sure. I’m still a little foggy from the lack of weekend (you can’t have everything, I guess), so I’m a little short on repartee. I hope you understand.
Pittsburgh-based ProTowels Etc. announced it is now offering custom throws and tapestries exclusively by Pro-Design. Three styles and nine sizes of custom afghans are now available to order. Thes custom throws are produced using 100 percent cotton and are made in the USA. Two and two-and-a-half layer throws can be produced in up to three colors. Tapestry throws can be produced in unlimited colors to offer clarity of design. “The demand to expand our holiday gift offerings made the partnership with Pro-Design a given in order to bring them to our customers just in time for the fourth quarter,” said Dana Zezzo vice president
Pittsburgh-based Pro Towels Etc., a leading supplier in the towel category, announced Jules Scheck Associates (JSA), a prominent independent manufacturer’s representative and consulting firm, will be working to provide Pro Towel Etc. products to industry distributors in the Northeast sales region. Dana Zezzo, vice president of sales for Pro Towels Etc. stated, “We look forward to the exposure the JSA group will provide to Pro Towels Etc. with their extensive coverage in the Northeast region.” Jules Scheck, president of JSA added, “We are extremely proud to be representing Pro Towels Etc., their management and sales team are the best in their product category and
Pittsburgh-based Pro Towels Etc. announced it will begin to distribute the Cutter & Buck golf towel collection under a new license for the promotional products industry. After announcing the agreement in early January of this year, Dana Zezzo, vice president of sales at Pro Towels Etc. has been presenting the product line to national accounts and at regional trade shows. He said, “The preliminary response in the marketplace has been overwhelmingly positive as a natural addition to the already established Cutter & Buck offerings. We are excited to carry on the Cutter & Buck tradition of quality.” The line offers six styles of premium,
Pittsburgh-based Pro Towels Etc. a leading towel decorator supplier, announced a three-year licensing agreement with Cutter & Buck, the premier golf-inspired sportswear and outerwear brand. The Cutter & Buck Golf Collection will initially include seven styles of golf and caddy towels sold exclusively through supplier Pro Towels Etc. to the promotional products industry beginning April 2008. “Cutter & Buck is very excited to be partnering with ProTowels Etc,, as they are the leader in innovation, production and service in the category for the ad-specialty marketplace.” said Joel Freet, manager of international and domestic licensing for Cutter & Buck. Once launched, the Cutter & Buck
Pro Towels Etc., based in Pittsburgh, announced it will offer eco-friendly products for 2008, stressing that the importance of helping create a sustainable environment has become a priority to the company. The eco-friendly items being offered include 100 percent organic beach towels and 100 percent bamboo beach towels and robes. The organic cotton being used in the towels is environmentally friendly. Organic crop production is based on a system of farming that doesn’t use toxic synthetic fertilizers, pesticides and insecticides to replenish and maintain soil fertility. Certified organic means a verification process was performed by an independent state or private organization to ensure that
Pro Towels Etc., based in Pittsburgh, announced it has entered into an agreement with Aloe Up, of Eden Prairie, Minn—makers of Aloe Up Sun and Skin Care Products—to be the exclusive supplier partner in the towel category for Aloe Up. As part of the agreement, Pro Towels Etc. will feature a select offering of Aloe Up products as add-on options in the 2008 Pro Towels Etc. catalog. The cost for these items will be the same as if ordered directly from Aloe Up. The benefit is the elimination of multiple shipments from buying from both suppliers and increased opportunities for distributors to sell items