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Fountain Valley, California, September 19, 2018 – In a deal finalized on September 14th, 2018, Origaudio, (www.origaudiopromo.com) joined HUB Promotional Group (www.hubpromotionalgroup.com) which is now comprised of seven 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)
- Origaudio (www.origaudiopromo.com)
Founded just nine years ago in 2009, Origaudio has become one of the fastest growing suppliers in the industry by “making awesome happen” for its clientele. The company has won numerous accolades inside and outside the industry:
- First product named to Time’s “50 Best Inventions of the Year” list
- Appearance on ABC’s hit show “Shark Tank”
- Winner of Entrepreneur Magazine’s “Entrepreneur of the Year” award
- 2018 – 5th time named to the Inc. 5000 fastest growing companies
Origaudio is known within the promo industry for its cutting edge products, amazing packaging, and clever go-to-market strategy.
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. Origaudio adds three key elements to the HUB portfolio of companies:
- Rapidly growing lifestyle brand
- Sales and marketing expertise
- Leadership depth
In addition to retaining his role as President of Origaudio, Jason Lucash becomes the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Product for HUB. Mike Szymczak will add the role Vice President of Business Development for HUB to his continuing role as COO of Origaudio. Incorporating the imagination and innovation that have driven the growth and recognition of Origaudio, a repositioning of the HUB brand will be an integration priority for the team. The existing leadership team will be retained and the integration is expected to be seamless for both employees and customers of all firms, while expanding the collective capabilities of both HUB and Origuadio.
Joe Fleming, CEO of HUB Promotional Group says, “We are thrilled to partner with Origaudio and excited to welcome Jason, Mike and their entire team to HUB. The Origaudio team has worked very hard to consistently deliver innovation and value to their customers, and their rapid growth and recognition in the industry speaks for itself. We look forward to making the trendsetting and industry leading Origaudio line available to our entire North American customer base. Building on the foundation created by HUB Pen (2017/18 PPAI Gold Supplier) and our partnerships with Beacon, Best Promotions, Cooler Graphics, Debco, and BCG, the addition of Origaudio to the HUB family of companies enables us to expand our product lineup and become the leading hard goods supplier in the promotional products industry.”
Origaudio President, Jason Lucash, has big aspirations for both Origaudio and HUB. “It was very important that we add a partner that can help fuel our rapid growth, enabling us to continue making awesome happen. Myself, Mike and the rest of the Origaudio team are thrilled to gain a partner that shares our values and is committed to new and innovative ways of doing business. HUB provides us with a powerful North American distribution network expanding our reach and delivery capabilities. As SVP of Marketing and Product for HUB, I am very excited to enhance the HUB brand and product offering and make awesome happen for each of the HUB companies and our customers.”
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™ 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, dog tags, belt buckles, lanyards, and ornaments are done to perfection and delivered on time to make our distributors look good to their clients.
Origaudio is an industry leader in innovative design for its line of awesome lifestyle products. Founded in 2009 and based in Fountain Valley and Pleasanton, California, Origaudio serves its client base with a fresh and cutting edge approach to product that focuses on functionality and creativity for end users. With each of its more than 50 employees committed to providing exceptional service, Origaudio delivers a true “white glove” customer experience to complement a product line that builds lasting impressions for its customers.