VisionUSA ® (asi 80060) is proud to have been awarded four PPAI Supplier Achievement Awards.

VisionUSA’s The Better Lunch Box (designed by Spark Designs, CT) won the Gold for Most Creative Product. VisionUSA was selected as the Silver award winner in the category of Pad Printing.  VisionUSA’s 2014 Catalog won the Silver award and the website won the Bronze award for content/functionality! The award ceremony was held in January at the PPAI Expo in Las Vegas, NV.

VisionUSA has been awarded more than fifty patents and trademarks.  VisionUSA manufactures products that provide innovative design, uncompromising quality and long lasting use.  Most VisionUSA products are manufactured and Union Made in the USA.

Contact Janine Cannici at jcannici@vision1usa.com for further information.

Starline Wins Two Counselor Distributor Choice Awards

Grand Island, NY January 6, 2015 – Starline is pleased to have been nominated in five categories and won two Counselor Distributor Choice Awards at ASI Orlando this year.
The awards were in the Flashlights and Tools categories.

The Counselor Distributor Choice Awards program was created in 2001 by the ASI as a way for distributors to name and celebrate ASI suppliers within the industry.
Over 65,000 distributors voted between 271 finalists within 58 categories to determine the winners of these awards. A total of 43 suppliers won Counselor Distributor Choice Awards this year.

For more information please contact:
Jim Bull, VP Sales
jbull@starline.com
716.773.0100 ext.3313

The 2015 Lancer Products and Services Provide Distributors More Sales Potential

Lancer Label’s 2015 catalog will help distributors expand the array of products they can offer to clients.

After a successful 2014, Lancer Label, a high-quality custom label printing company, is back in full force for another year of helping distributors better serve their clients. The company recently unveiled its 2015 product catalog, which is now available to distributors that want to print high-quality labels for their clients. A digital version of the catalog is also live on the Lancer Label website.

“A new year brings with it new opportunities to increase sales and grow revenue,” asserted General Manager at Lancer Label Fred Nelson. “Whether distributors are looking to produce repositionable calendars, promotional stickers or high-end product labels, Lancer Label’s new product catalog is sure to contain the solution.”

2015: The Year of the Laser Die Cutter
One of the big upgrades Lancer Label clients will see is the incorporation of new laser die cutter capabilities, which allows the custom printing company to cut labels into intricate, complex shapes. With the laser die cutter capabilities, the possibilities are only limited by distributors’ imaginations.

With this new function, Lancer Label is able to bolster product offerings in several different ways. Distributors in 2015 will benefit through:

  • No fees for custom dies: With no extra fees for custom dies, distributors will be able to print projects for less money, which helps them achieve maximum profit.
  • Faster delivery time: Distributors no longer need to wait for a custom die, resulting in faster project turnaround times.
  • A better looking product: With laser die cut labels, clients can produce highly intricate labels that are sure to catch the eye of any prospective customer.

In addition to the new laser die cutter capabilities, Lancer Label is also happy to announce reduced prices on process color labels, which allows distributors to print vibrant, colorful labels for less money. Lancer has also expanded promotional product offerings to include everything from luggage tags to playing cards, giving distributors even more options to grow their revenue. Finally, the improved catalog layout makes ordering easier than ever.

Lancer’s 2015 catalog is designed to empower creative distributors and their customers by giving them more freedom and flexibility to print the projects they envision. Of course, Lancer also aims to deliver these limitless possibilities while maintaining a high-level of quality and competitive prices as well.

For those distributors ready to place label orders, Lancer Label is offering 15% off catalog orders now through 2/27. Offer valid on new catalog orders at catalog published quantities. Domed decals and magnets are not included. Use promo code CATALOG15 at checkout. This offer cannot be combined with any other offers or promotions.

About Lancer Label:
With over 50 years of experience in the label industry, Lancer Label is dedicated to providing distributors quality label solutions from a supplier they can trust. Lancer Label offers the gold standard customer experience, quality products and versatile printing capabilities all at a great value. We make selling labels easy! For more information and to place orders online, visit LancerLabel.com. For the latest news and labeling promotional offers, find Lancer Label on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google+.

Starline Introduces TruColor Direct Digital Print

Grand Island, NY January 9, 2015 – We are excited to introduce our newest imprint method, TruColor™ Direct Digital Print. The TruColor™ Direct Digital Print process is an exciting breakthrough in printing technology.

This unique digital process allows us to print borderless logos in vibrant color directly onto our Vacuum Drinkware and other select products. It is available at catalog minimum quantities with the same set-up as a one-color imprint. Decorating options begin with standard imprint area with the ability to upgrade to a larger imprint or wrap imprint for a nominal charge.

TruColor™ Direct Digital Print technology prints your customers logo in a way they have never seen before with vibrant color and a raised feel. For additional information, including specificproduct imprint options, please visit Starline.com.

For more information please contact:
Jim Bull, VP Sales
jbull@starline.com
716.773.0100 ext.3313

LOGOMARK ANNOUNCES NEW-YEAR APPOINTMENTS AND STAFF PROMOTIONS

TUSTIN, Calif. – (Jan. 07, 2015) – As 2014 comes to a close, Logomark, a premier supplier of personalized gift and promotional products, is pleased to announce the following new appointments and staff promotions to kick off a successful new year:

Brian P. Padian has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Sales after a stellar performance in growing the Logomark brand and delivering outstanding results in 2014; Sasha Pirrie (former Western Division Sales Manager) to Vice President – Western Division; and Scott Edidin (Eastern Division Sales Manager) to Vice President – Eastern Division.

Sarabeth Anderson has been appointed Vice President of Sales for Logomark Marketing Hub, a national position that will oversee the successful launch of Logomark’s newest endeavors. Maya Anders has been appointed Regional Sales Manager for Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolina; and Lori Bolton-Herman to Regional Sales Manager for Los Angeles, Utah, Colorado, Montana and Idaho.

“As a leader in the promotional products industry, we understand the importance of recognizing the hard work and valuable contributions made by loyal staff members,” says Logomark CEO Trevor Gnesin. “Rewarding them with new and challenging positions strengthens both the company and our individual characters. And that’s what makes us an industry leader.”

Logomark consistently delivers the best in promotional products that enhance business relationships and reinforce brand awareness, with unparalleled customer service and convenient on-line purchasing options that allow for 24-hour turnaround. For more information visit www.logomark.com. 

ABOUT LOGOMARK: Founded in 1993, Logomark is a premier supplier of personalized gift and promotional products for the North American and global advertising specialty market. The company is a certified member of the Quality Certification Alliance, ensuring standards that deliver the highest levels of product safety. Providing more than 3,000 top-quality products in diverse categories, Logomark persistently reinvents the promotional products industry with exceptional product selections, innovative solutions and unequaled customer support. Logomark features a complete line of products, an easy-to-use mobile app, and an award-winning website. For more information on the company’s broad line of quality promotional products, please call 800-789-4438 or visit www.logomark.com.

FIEL announces in-house Screen printing January 2015

FIEL.COM is a leading manufacturer and importer of imprintable promotional products.  We carry the largest inventory of fabrics and towels in North America in the industry. We’re proud to be a North American manufacturer with manufacturing and sales offices in Toronto, ON and Vancouver, BC as well as sales office in Orlando, FL.

“We are proud to introduce a true, one-stop shop for 2015. The press is in our Toronto (Mississauga) facility. This is another addition to our manufacturing plant which consists of 100+ employees producing textile products made in North America. This isa great way to celebrate our 25th Year Anniversary and show our commitment to our distributors and the promotional product industry as a whole.” said  Arif Bandeali, Vice President of FIEL

As one of the top innovative manufacturers in the country, we are constantly introducing new ways to promote North American made products. With addition of screen printing in house, FIEL will become truly a one-stop shop for our distributors.

For more information, visit .www.fiel.com

Polyconcept Announces Sale of ADM Business Division

ADM Management Team Acquires Business

New Kensington, PA – December 31, 2014 — Polyconcept, the leading global promotional products company and parent of Polyconcept North America and PF Concept, announces that the management team of ADM has successfully completed the acquisition of their business.  The buyout was to an investor group led by the ADM management team. The acquisition did not involve taking on any new debt and the investors have injected new financing to support the development of the business.

Justin Barton, Chief Executive Officer of ADM, said, “This is a very exciting development for ADM. We are fortunate to have a stable business platform, the best people in our market and a global infrastructure we can build on. As a standalone business we will have flexibility and focus to continue the development of our capabilities to better serve our clients.”

Michael Bernstein, Chief Executive Officer of Polyconcept, said, “We are very excited for Justin and the management team as this represents a great opportunity for both parties.  Polyconcept can now focus on its core supplier business while ADM will have the freedom to grow with key accounts in our core geographies.”
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About Polyconcept

Polyconcept is the world’s largest promotional products supplier with sales over € 670 million in 2012. Polyconcept employs approximately 3,300 staff in 35 offices on four continents selling to over 100 countries around the globe. With main offices in the US, Hong Kong and China, the company supplies a wide range of promotional, lifestyle and gift products to several hundred thousand companies ranging from small enterprises to global corporations, either through a network of distributors. Further information is available at www.polyconcept.com.

About ADM

Established in 1992 and now employing approximately 300 people across 14 offices around the world, ADM is a marketing services business which partners with leading consumer brands to provide enterprise solutions, supporting the execution of their marketing strategies across their global marketplace. Through a combination of people, process expertise and proprietary technology, ADM delivers the following benefits for its clients:

·        Improve the effectiveness and impact of their marketing activities

·        Improve efficiency and reduce cost

·        Reduce risk and increase flexibility

About Polyconcept North America

Polyconcept North America, a wholly owned subsidiary of the world’s leading promotional products supplier Polyconcept, operates Leed’s, Bullet Line, JournalBooks, Trimark Sportswear and Humphrey Line, some of the most successful brands in North America.  The Polyconcept North America companies provide recognized best-in-class services to the industry, ensuring the highest standards of reliability and quality.  Highly complementary product ranges enable Polyconcept North America companies to provide the market with a very comprehensive assortment of products in all categories.  Further information is available at www.pcna.com.

About PF Concept

PF Concept is the leading promotional products supplier to the European market. PF Concept combines the widest product mix in the industry with a range of pan-European services that provide unique value to distributors. The company’s entrepreneurial spirit enables it to sustain and increase its leadership position in each local market. PF Concept is the preferred one-stop-shopping solution for 9,200 promotional products distributors in more than 60 countries. It is headquartered in Roelofarendsveen, near Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and operates from 17 sales offices throughout Europe. Further information is available at www.pfconcept.com.

BULLET LAUNCHES MORE THAN 200 NEW ITEMS AT INCREDIBLY LOW PRICES

Company promises continued value through low prices, quick service and extensive product selection

HIALEAH, FL – January 5, 2015 – Bullet, a subsidiary of Polyconcept North America, announces the launch of more than 200 new items to help boost distributor sales for the New Year. From USA Made items by its Humphreyline division to the latest tech accessories, Bullet has the products its distributors need at the low prices they have come to expect.

Along with low-priced product solutions, distributors can benefit by taking advantage of numerous value-added services to help grow their businesses with quick, worry-free transactions. Benefits now include SureShip®, ColorBLAST!, Bullet’s Best  and WorldSource.

SureShip

Bullet is excited to announce it will now offer the same 24-hour service as its sister company, Leed’s. By simply requesting SureShip® on complete qualifying purchase orders submitted by midnight EST, customers  can receive one-day turn with no rush charge.

ColorBLAST!

With only one setup and one run charge per location, this low-priced, full-color digital printing technique can raise customers’ profiles without raising costs.

Bullet’s Best Collection

Bullet continually checks the prices on this collection of top industry products to ensure its distributors don’t have to shop around to get the lowest price.

WorldSource

As the leading sourcing specialist for the industry’s widest range of products, WorldSource provides deep discounts on large quantity Bullet orders with as little as 60 days lead time.

Along with low-price leadership, Bullet is dedicated to helping all of its distributors get the job done for their customers in 2015.

For more information on the newest products and services at industry-low prices, visit www.bulletline.com.

About Bullet

Bullet, a subsidiary of Polyconcept North America, is located in Hialeah, Florida and leads the promotional products industry with low prices and deep inventory.  For over 30 years, Bullet has built its reputation on consistently providing superior service, reliability and quality to promotional products distributors.  In 2010, Bullet further demonstrated its commitment to those values by attaining membership in the Quality Certification Alliance (QCA), which promotes quality, safety and integrity among suppliers in the promotional products industry.  Bullet provides the largest selection of products in categories that include writing instruments, drinkware, bags, technology, key tags, stationery, lighting, fitness & recreation and travel accessories.  To learn more about Bullet, visit www.bulletline.com.

About Polyconcept North America

Polyconcept North America is a wholly owned subsidiary of Polyconcept, the world’s leading promotional products supplier. With headquarters in New Kensington, Pa., PCNA operates Leed’s, Bullet, Trimark, Trimark Powered by Leed’s and JournalBooks. As the corporate home for this diverse group of suppliers, PCNA serves as a single source for the widest selection of products, cutting-edge decoration and reliable service. Further information is available at www.polyconceptna.com.

LEED’S CONTINUES TO INSPIRE DISTRIBUTORS IN 2015

A New Brand and Over 300 Products Debut in the New Year

PITTSBURGH — January 2, 2015 — Leed’s, a leading supplier in the industry and member of Polyconcept North America, continues to encourage distributors to “do more with Leed’s” by introducing over 300 inspired new products and an expanded brand portfolio for 2015.

New offerings include:

  • New items:  Featuring innovative new designs with an emphasis on style and function, Leed’s launched products across a variety of categories, from office to bags.  To further strengthen Leed’s position as the go-to supplier for mobile technology, new power items debut from the Zoom™ brand, such as the Zoom Revive Power Stand (7003-07) and the Zoom Energy Snap (7003-39).  Distinguished by fashionable gray and orange packaging and creative designs, the Mobile Odyssey collection was also introduced.  The collection features audio items such as the Duke Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker (7123‑04) that is perfect for use in the shower with its built-in suction cup and hook.
  • Brands:  To bring distributors even more choices from a trusted portfolio of brands, Leed’s announced a brand partnership with totes®.  Eligible for Leed’s proprietary 4-color process, PhotoGrafixx, and available in a range of styles, totes® is a recognized name in high-quality umbrellas.  New products were also introduced across several other brands, including New Balance®, GUESS® and Carhartt®.

To see the full line of 2015 products now, visit www.leedsworld.com and www.leedsworld.ca.

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About Leed’s

Leed’s is a leading promotional products supplier and founding member of the Quality Certification Alliance (QCA), which promotes quality, safety, and integrity among suppliers in the industry.  Known for the contemporary, retail look of its comprehensive line of corporate accessories, Leed’s products include bags, pens, padfolios, drinkware, memory, technology, awards, and more.  Relentless product innovation, energetic customer service, and dynamic client collaboration have garnered Leed’s numerous honors from distributors and industry trade associations across the United States and Canada, including the PPAI Star of Excellence and the ASI Distributor of the Year awards.  With global operations headquartered in New Kensington, PA, Leed’s has been synonymous with excellence in the promotional products industry for over 20 years.  Information about Leed’s is available at www.leedsworld.com.

About Polyconcept North America

Polyconcept North America is a wholly owned subsidiary of Polyconcept, the world’s leading promotional products supplier. With headquarters in New Kensington, Pa., PCNA operates Leed’s, Bullet, Trimark Powered by Leed’s and JournalBooks. As the corporate home for this diverse group of suppliers, PCNA serves as a single source for the widest selection of products, cutting-edge decoration and reliable service.  Further information is available at www.pcna.com.

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