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Grand Island, New York; August 25, 2020 – Top 40 supplier Starline today announces a strategic partnership with uni-ball®, a leading global manufacturer of quality pens and pencils for over 130 years. Starline will become the exclusive supplier of the uni-ball brand to the promotional products industry beginning in January 2021.


“Our strategic partnership with Starline provides a compelling new platform to deliver customized solutions utilizing Starline’s unparalleled digital production technologies,” says Mike Parker, President uni-ball Corporation. “Our teams are enthusiastically engaged and excited about our future.”


“uni-ball is one of the single most respected names in writing instruments worldwide,” says Brian Porter, Starline SVP of Sales and Marketing. “Although this is a new direction for Starline, we feel so strongly about the brand and the quality that it is a very easy decision to make and we’re honored to have been chosen to partner with them.”  With Starline’s focus on technology and service, customers can expect a seamless transition heading into the fourth quarter. “When you combine the outstanding uni-ball products with our TruColor digital advantage, our technology, and our award-winning marketing and sales efforts, we feel the sky’s the limit!”


For over a century, uni-ball has been a global leader in providing innovative writing and art instruments with superior functionality and affordability. The uni-ball brand proudly produces and distributes over 3,000 core products in over 100 countries. As an industry leader in writing technology, the company also holds over 1,050 global patents including their acid-free Super Ink™, an archival-quality pigment ink that offers extraordinary levels of water, chemical, and light resistance.



About Starline | Starline is a Top 40 supplier in the Promotional Products Industry specializing in quality, high-end gifts. Starline is the home of the patented and award winning TruColor™ digital decoration technique. With locations in Grand Island, NY and Vaughan, Ontario, Starline remains committed to seamlessly servicing the needs of its North American distributor base. For more information, please visit our website