The Quality Certification Alliance (QCA), the promotional products industry’s only independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping companies provide safe products, has awarded accreditation to two additional suppliers:
Sweda Company LLC, City of Industry, Calif., celebrates its 35th anniversary in 2011. The top-20 integrated supplier/manufacturer attributes much of its success and longevity to dedicated employees who implement company core values daily to achieve its mission to be the preferred supplier of innovative marketing solutions through outstanding services, product excellence and complete customer care.
From executive elegance to cool practicality, Sweda Company LLC showcases over 50 new brand products by Callaway, London Fog, Oakley and Bluelounge.
This week Promo Marketing Threads takes a look at a few different promotional watch styles. Whether it be an end of the year corporate gift or a thank you for that swanky fundraiser, promotional time pieces are hard to be beat.
The Cleveland-based Proforma Support Center staff joined Sweda representatives, Lou Nicolaides, director of marketing, and Rob McCabe, regional sales representative, as they presented Julie Haar with the grand prize. Haar, owner of Proforma Strategic Promotions, was named the winner of the second annual 2010 Sweda Case Study Challenge entitling her to the grand prize of $5,000 and a $2,500 credit towards future Sweda purchases.
As part of its “Innovation” Case Study Challenge, Sweda Company, City of Industry, Calif., announced on Sept. 3 that the case study “Photo Frame Calc=Unlimited Marketing Options,” submitted by Julie R. Haar of Proforma Strategic Promotions, Columbus, Ohio, is this year’s Grand Prize Winner.
“I was thrilled to be among the six finalists. It’s an honor to be recognized by my peers and the industry for fulfilling my client's needs with an innovative and strategic solution,” said Haar.
Sweda Company congratulates the following companies on becoming Case Study Challenge finalists:
City of Industry, California-based Sweda Company continues its focus on vibrant retail-oriented catalogs and strategic acquisition of quality globally-recognized name brands with SimplyGIFTS—its newest 34-page offering of holiday-themed gifting solutions, which also marks the debut of the company’s new partnership with Leatherman multi-tools.
The Chicago-based Quality Certification Alliance (QCA) has formed a distributor advocacy group that formalizes the relationship the organization has with distributors who understand the value compliance programs have in building stronger relationships with suppliers, creating competitive advantage in the marketplace and building loyalty with their end-buyer clients.