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Montreal, Quebec, September 17, 2018 – In a deal finalized on September 14th, 2018, BCG Creations, (www.bcgcreations.com) was acquired by HUB Promotional Group (www.hubpromotionalgroup.com) (HUB) which is now comprised of six A+ rated suppliers:
- HUB Pen Company (www.hubpen.com)
- Beacon (www.beaconpromotions.com)
- Best Promotions (www.bestusa.com)
- Cooler Graphics (www.coolergraphics.com)
- Debco Bag Distributors (www.debcosolutions.com)
- BCG Creations (www.bcgcreations.com)
Based in Montreal, Quebec with a distribution center in Champlain, New York, BCG has served clients in the promotional products industry since Bill Miller founded the business in 1981. The company is known throughout the industry for its remarkably personal service in not only meeting the needs of its clients but consistently exceeding expectations. Recognized in both Canada and the United States for its expertise in emblematics and custom wood promotional products, BCG adds several new product lines to HUB which include custom lapel pins, keychains, medals, lanyards and ornaments, all supported by industry leading delivery times.
All HUB Promotional Group companies share a common foundation, anchored by best-in-class service, quick turnaround times and longstanding partnerships with their respective customer bases. BCG will continue to be led by Bill and Sharon Miller and their entire team will be retained moving forward. The integration is expected to be seamless for both employees and customers of both firms, while expanding the collective capabilities of both companies.
Joe Fleming, CEO of HUB Promotional Group says, “BCG adds a couple of unique product lines differentiated by highly personalized service. I am pleased to welcome Bill and Sharon Miller as well as their staff to our family of companies at HUB. HUB Pen (2017/18 PPAI Gold Supplier) and our partners Beacon, Best Promotions, Cooler Graphics, and Debco, all look forward to working with BCG to take their business to the next level.”
Bill Miller, BCG President, is excited by the opportunity to partner with HUB and grow his business. “Over the course of nearly 40-years, we have built our business based on an unwavering commitment to customer service. People matter to us at BCG and the opportunity to partner with a company like HUB that shares our values is so important. I am thrilled by the opportunity to expand BCG’s reach in the promotional industry, gaining new friends and clients as we continue to deliver on our promise of quality and service and contribute to HUB’s growth in the years ahead.“
About HUB Pen Company
HUB Pen Company is a second generation, family-owned business headquartered in Braintree, Massachusetts. Its 300+ employees service more than 12,000 promotional products distributors and the company decorates more than 215 million pens each year – making it the second largest designer and supplier of promotional writing instruments in the United States.
Beacon is an award-winning promotional products supplier with a great reputation for service and customer satisfaction. Beacon offers a wide selection of products, such as: calendars, table covers, housewares, tools, technology solutions, automotive accessories, highlighters and name badges. Beacon also provides premium leather products in its Canyon Outback Leather line and countless name brand products for executive gifts and incentives.
About Best Promotions USA
Best Promotions USA is a leading provider of imprinted drinkware promotional products headquartered in Balch Springs, Texas. Founded in 2007, the company is comprised of 90 employees committed to answering the phone and saying yes to all of its customers. Best is especially well-known for the millions of coolies produced on state-of-the-art equipment enabling industry leading delivery times.
About Cooler Graphics
Cooler Graphics is a second generation, family-owned business headquartered in Channelview, Texas. Founded in 2001 by Gerald Tuner, Cooler Graphics specializes in neoprene-based promotional products. Known for its Slap Wrap n Go beverage insulator bracelet, Cooler Graphics also sells coolies, bottle hoodies, lunch bags, and other outdoor sportsmen products.
About Debco Bag Distributors
Debco Bag Distributors is the winner of the Supplier of the Year award in Canada for 22 of the past 24 years. Founded in 1983 and based in Concord, Ontario, Debco serves its distributor customers with a broad portfolio of promotional products, led by its industry leading lines of tote bags and drinkware. With nearly 300 employees, Debco serves its customers throughout Canada and the U.S. by delivering exceptional value and award winning service.
About BCG Creations
Founded in 1981 by Bill Miller, BCG Creations is a leader in metal casted and wood promotional products. BCG is an A+ rated supplier known by its clients for excellent quality, competitive pricing and delivery times faster than any competitor. BCG works with clients from start to finish, ensuring their custom lapel pins, keychains, medals, belt buckles, lanyards, ornaments and custom wood products are done to perfection and delivered on time to make our distributors look good to their clients.