Since ending its five-year partnership with the Sidney, New York-based MeadWestvaco Corporation (MWV) in May, Castelli USA Inc., Reno, Nev. announced it hired 14 multiline reps to represent the company across the country and in Puerto Rico.
Torrance, California-based Pentel of America announced it has rebranded and expanded the Pentel Imprint Division. With a new name and logo, Pentel Imprint is focused on providing writing instruments with custom imprints.
The inaugural Boardwalk Bash presented by iPROMOTEu took place June 2 in Atlantic City, N.J. at Gypsy Bar in the Borgata hotel during this year's PROMOTIONS EAST. Hundreds of distributors, salespeople and suppliers danced the night away and enjoyed the music of Sub-G.
Michael Bistocchi was recently rehired at Torrance, California-based Clegg Industries after spending the last six years on the distributor side of the industry. Bistocchi was most recently director of sales at top 40 distributorship PromoShop. Bistocchi returns to Clegg as vice president of sales. “Working with the likes of Memo Kahan, Jim Buescher, Bob Levitt, Kris Robinson and Tad Webster was like being part of the first team [industry] distributor all stars,” Bistocchi said. “The knowledge, experience and creativity flowing in and out of that place was amazing. It was a daily dose of sales, marketing and creativity with some of the top