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June 22, 2021
Female empowerment, “(s)heros” and learning to trust your instinct were topics of discussion following last night’s virtual awards presentation, which honored Mary Jo Tomasini, MAS+, as this year’s recipient of PPAI’s 2021 Woman of Achievement award. It was the perfect closing to the first day of PP…
June 22, 2021
On June 17, President Biden signed the “Juneteenth National Independence Day Act,” which designates Juneteenth National Independence Day, June 19, as a legal public holiday. It is the 12th legal public holiday, including Inauguration Day, and the first new federal holiday since Martin Luther King Jr…
June 22, 2021
Staples, Inc. and company CEO J. Alexander (Sandy) M. Douglas, Jr. have mutually agreed that Douglas will step down, and John A. Lederer, executive chairman of the board, has been appointed interim CEO of the Framingham, Massachusetts-headquartered company. The change was effective as of Friday, Jun…
June 22, 2021
Montreal, Quebec-based supplier Gildan (PPAI 250187, S13) has signed onto another two-year partnership with children’s charity World Vision Honduras, locking in what will soon be a decade-long collaborative effort to support communities in Honduras. In this next phase, Gildan has committed $175,000 …
June 22, 2021
Alvin Lauter, owner of Chicago, Illinois-based supplier Carter & Holmes, passed away suddenly on June 7 in a car accident. He was 86.
June 22, 2021
Robust energy and enthusiasm, the unmistakable trademarks of PPAI’s Women’s Leadership Conference, were highly palpable—even virtually—as the popular event got under way on Monday with 127 women in attendance, including 56 first-time attendees.
June 22, 2021
Jeep leads the pack in a survey of the most “patriotic” brands in the U.S. The survey, conducted by brand loyalty consultancy Brand Keys, ranked Jeep in the No.1 spot for the 19th consecutive year. It was followed in the top five by Walmart, Disney, Amazon/Ford and The New York Times. The survey ide…
June 17, 2021
PPAI’s Legislative Education And Action Day (L.E.A.D) got under way on Wednesday for two days of virtual meetings between industry leaders from 20 states and legislators on Capitol Hill. The annual series of in-person meetings intended to inform and educate legislators about legislation and issues a…
June 17, 2021
The Promotional Products Education Foundation (PPEF), the industry’s nonprofit dedicated to recognizing and encouraging scholastic excellence and academic performance among promotional products industry employees and their college-aged children, will award $278,750 in scholarships for the 2021-2022 …
June 17, 2021
3M has announced that it is collaborating with the Pandemic Action Network to help stem the spread of COVID-19 and to help prepare for future pandemics. St. Paul, Minnesota-based 3M operates in the promotional products market through its 3M Promotional Markets Dept. (PPAI 113638, S11).
June 17, 2021
In the latest episode of PromoTalks, “PPB Presents: Pandemic Logistics: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going,” the show is joined by special guest Mike Schween, director of commercial marketing engagement at FedEx, one of PPAI’s affinity partners. Tina Berres Filipski, director of publications and…
June 17, 2021
What a difference a year makes. The pandemic pushed consumers’ digital media consumption up 30 percent over the past year. WARC, an international marketing intelligence service, expects this shift to have a lasting impact on consumer habits.
June 15, 2021
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released its COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). The ETS was developed following an executive order by the Biden Administration that directed OSHA to consider whether any emergency temporary standards regarding the pandemic were n…
June 15, 2021
Gemline (PPAI 113948, S11) has formed a strategic long‐term partnership with retail brand Slowtide, adding the company’s towels and blankets, made from sustainable materials, to the Lawrence, Massachusetts-headquartered supplier’s product portfolio.
June 15, 2021
This month, PPAI’s publications team is conducting its annual readership surveys to evaluate how members read and use PPB magazine, PPB Newslink and Promotional Consultant Today (PCT). Three multi-question surveys, one for each publication, were emailed on June 7 to three separate subscriber lists, …
June 15, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted the health of 55 percent of the global workforce, according to a survey by Gartner of more than 20,000 employees conducted between January 2020 and March 2021. The 2021 Gartner Workforce Resilience Employee Survey measured the change in workforce health …
June 10, 2021
Distributor Boundless Network (PPAI 267078, D11), headquartered in Austin, Texas, has been acquired by Point Rider Capital and Treaty Oak Equity, two private investment firms also based in Austin. The company had been operating as a subsidiary of Zazzle.com (PPAI 391384, D3) since 2014.
June 10, 2021
PPAI has signed onto a letter with more than 30 other U.S. trade associations representing a wide range of sectors—from manufacturing and agriculture to alcohol and consumer products—requesting the White House terminate Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs that were put in place in 2018. The assoc…
June 10, 2021
Jim Paschal, president and co-owner of St. Charles, Illinois, supplier Warwick Publishing (PPAI 114154, S7) passed away on May 30 due to health complications from diabetes.
June 10, 2021
Ecommerce is expected to have a banner year in 2021, and how consumers are paying for it is undergoing a shift. Following a strong first quarter fueled by government stimulus, digital research firm eMarketer has increased its forecast for U.S. retail ecommerce growth and now expects sales to grow 17…
June 08, 2021
Supplier Delta Apparel, Inc. (PPAI 188431, S9), headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, has acquired Dallas, Texas-based technology company, Autoscale.ai, to further leverage its existing proprietary automated product workflow from design to fulfillment.
June 08, 2021
Job growth is expected to remain strong in the coming months, although the number of available workers to fill the positions is lacking. The Conference Board’s Employment Trends Index significantly increased in May, after an increase in April. The index reached 107.35 in May, up from 104.31 in the p…
June 08, 2021
The Association of National Advertisers (ANA) and its Center for Brand Purpose has launched the ANA/Swayable ESG Brand Perception Index, a new measurement tool that ranks national brands according to their environmental, social and governance impact. The index is based on daily surveys of consumer o…
June 08, 2021
For the fourth consecutive year, Cintas Corporation (PPAI 303547, D12), which operates as a distributor in the promotional products market, has been named to the Fortune 500, climbing 31 spots to rank at No. 410 on the 2021 list.
June 08, 2021
AAA Innovations (PPAI 110972, S4) has entered into agreements with three brands—the Coleman Company, Go Sports and Cooluli—to bring unique and exclusive new products to the promotional products industry.
June 08, 2021
Global smartphone sales have rebounded in 2021’s first quarter. After a steep decline in 2020, global smartphone sales to consumers grew 26 percent in the first quarter of 2021, according to Gartner, Inc. Overall worldwide mobile phone sales to consumer grew 22 percent, year over year.
June 03, 2021
While already challenging before the pandemic, the rapid reopening of the U.S. economy and the resulting increase in demand for workers has made it harder for businesses to find qualified employees. A survey by The Conference Board, conducted in April 2021, found that 80 percent of organizations hir…
June 03, 2021
Ennis, Inc., based in Midlothian, Texas, has acquired the assets and business of AmeriPrint Corporation in Harvard, Illinois. AmeriPrint Corporation is a trade printer specializing in custom-printed documents, barcoding, integrated products and business forms. Ennis is the parent company of industry…
June 03, 2021
Distributor Zagwear (PPAI 184202, D9), based in Orangeburg, New York, has opened an office in the Netherlands to support enterprise clients in multiple regions. The company already has an office in the UK, and the addition of the European Union location is expected to help it manage the challenges c…
June 03, 2021
Despite advances in technology, soft skills such as emotional intelligence and resilience remain the most critical traits for building successful client relationships. A study of more than 600 respondents, in a range of industries including retail, health care, financial services, technology and man…
June 03, 2021
The Promotional Professionals Association of Chicago (PPAChicago) held its in-person End-User Showcase on May 13 at the Renaissance Convention Center and Hotel in Schaumburg, Illinois. It was the regional association’s first in-person event since the pandemic began.
June 01, 2021
The Biden administration last week unveiled its proposed $6 trillion budget for fiscal year 2022 that would focus on infrastructure, clean energy, and research and development, among other areas. It also includes several proposed tax changes affecting individuals and corporations.
June 01, 2021
Promotional Product Professionals of Canada (PPPC) held its annual Women’s Empowerment Event (WEE) on May 27, bringing women from the Canadian promotional products industry together virtually for an afternoon of connections and education. This year, WEE drew 150 participants representing 78 industry…
June 01, 2021
PromoKichen, an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization in the promotional products industry, hosted a virtual speaker event on May 13 featuring professional speaker Dan Nevins, a United States Army Veteran who lost both of his legs fighting in the war after 9/11. While Nevins has previously shared hi…
June 01, 2021
Facilisgroup (PPAI 493664), a software-as-a-service company and partnering platform within the promotional products industry, recently completed its Facilisgroup Immersion Program, the first run of what will be a triannual experiential learning event designed to indoctrinate new staff members with a…
June 01, 2021
In the latest episode of PPAI PromoTalks, “PPB Presents: Expert Advice For Secure Credit Practices,” a panel of experts share their expertise on managing credit for industry businesses. The panelists are involved in the Industry Credit Group, are members of National Association of Credit Management …
June 01, 2021
Business travel is slowly returning among U.S. marketers, according to the Association of National Advertisers (ANA), and the key reason appears to be the growing percentage of fully vaccinated individuals. As vaccinations continue, the ANA expects business travel among marketers to pick up, at leas…
May 27, 2021
Mary Jo Tomasini, MAS+, CEO of Stevensville, Michigan, distributor CE Competitive Edge, has been selected as recipient of PPAI’s 2021 Woman of Achievement award. Tomasini will be featured in the July issue of PPB and recognized at a Woman Of Achievement celebration during the PPAI Women’s Leadership…
May 27, 2021
Consumer sentiment in May has been steady, following sharp upturns in April and March. The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index registered at 117.2 for the month, down marginally from 117.5 in April.
May 27, 2021
Distributor John Michael Associates, Inc. (PPAI 106925, D6), a woman-owned enterprise headquartered in Newington, Connecticut, began its 41st year in business with the acquisition of Creative Concepts Promotional Marketing in Glastonbury. John Michael Associates’ current operation and organizational…
May 27, 2021
Promotional Products Professionals of Canada (PPPC) is accepting nominations for its Hall of Fame, Humanitarian and Momentum Awards. The awards, along with PPPC’s Product Awards, will be presented at its Virtual Holiday Showcase. Nominations for all three awards are due by June 30.
May 27, 2021
PPAI General Counsel Cory Halliburton recently completed a 50-mile GoRuck Star Course in Washington, D.C., with his team of four finishing first out of about 100 participants which included military, ex-military and civilian teams and individual participants.
May 27, 2021
Distributor Apex Advertising (PPAI 109458, D8), based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, has announced a year-long commitment to 30 acts of kindness in honor of its 30th year in business.
May 27, 2021
Brands’ digital experiences don’t seem to make much of an impression on consumers. Gartner market research shows that 58 percent of consumers believe that most brands’ digital experiences have little to no impact on what they end up buying.
May 27, 2021
The Houston Promotional Products Association (HPPA) has announced that Cassondra Franze is coming onboard in January 2022 as the regional association’s new executive director. Current executive director Dave DeGreeff is retiring at the end of 2021.
May 27, 2021
The Promotional Products Association of Florida (PPAF) is introducing something new at its PPAF Expo this year, the Brandy Awards. The Brandy Awards are a competition showcasing the creative and sales excellence of promotional product distributors and suppliers in Florida, and are sponsored by Flori…
May 25, 2021
Last Thursday, PPAI’s SPARK 2021 Direct-2-You brought young industry professionals face-to-face during a four-hour virtual conference. Attendees enjoyed a half day of fellowship and connecting in lively breakout sessions after a tumultuous year of health crises and supply chain disruptions. Together…
May 25, 2021
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the nonprofit Public Private Strategies Institute have launched a new regional webinar series, “Getting Back on Track: Help is Here,” to provide Main Street entrepreneurs with the information and resources they need to continue to recover from the COV…
May 25, 2021
On May 19-21, The PSI Show, Europe’s largest promotional products trade show, held its first PSI Digital virtual event. It drew 3,500 attendees, and show organizers report that 20,000 search queries were made in the PSI Product Finder. Company profiles were clicked on more than 10,000 times and vide…
May 25, 2021
Where can Gen Z be found online? In the U.S., increasingly, the answer is on TikTok. Data from eMarketer shows that after rapid growth in 2019 and 2020, by the end of 2021, TikTok will have a larger number of Gen Z users in the U.S. than Instagram and it will surpass Snapchat in terms of total users…
May 25, 2021
On May 21, Chesapeake Promotional Products Association (CPPA) honored regional performers at its annual Peake Awards Ceremony, sponsored by J Charles Crystalworks, and also inducted two new members into its Hall of Fame. The ceremony was held virtually this year.
May 20, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has released new guidance on the recommended wearing of face masks by those who are fully vaccinated. The CDC’s update, released May 13, notes that fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a mask or physically distance in any setting, except where required…
May 20, 2021
Supplier Gildan Activewear (PPAI 250187, S13) has released results for its fiscal first quarter 2021, which ended April 4. The Montreal, Quebec-headquartered company reports that its "Back to Basics" program has driven a strong performance in the quarter and sales of $590 million are up 28 percent o…
May 20, 2021
Reciprocity Road, an alliance of 10 distributors located across the U.S. and Canada comprising approximately $230 million in promotional products spending, has named Oklahoma City’s Urban Bridge as the recipient of its 2021 first-quarter grant. The organization was nominated by Eric Granata, CAS, vi…
May 20, 2021
The Premier Group Network, a buying group comprised of suppliers and distributors, has welcomed New York-based distributor Cooley Group, Inc. (PPAI 278317, D3) to its membership.
May 20, 2021
Last week, PPAI’s Membership Services team exhibited at the Graphics Pro Expo in Irving, Texas. Formerly the NBM Show, the long-running event changed its name with the unification of A&E, Printwear and Sign & Digital Graphics magazines into the new GRAPHICS PRO publication.
May 20, 2021
Last month, in recognition of Earth Day and Earth Month, supplier Photo USA (PPAI 217803, S1) celebrated its long-time support for the Save The Whales Foundation. The Fremont, California-based company donates a percentage of its revenue to the organization.
May 20, 2021
A survey of CEOs finds their confidence levels in second quarter 2021 to be at an all-time high. The Measure of CEO Confidence Survey, conducted by The Conference Board in collaboration with The Business Council—a forum for the CEOs of the world’s largest multinational corporations across all indust…
May 18, 2021
Distributor Smart Source, based in Suwanee, Georgia, has acquired the majority of assets of Superior Business Solutions (PPAI 103311, D9) in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Superior Business Solutions was founded in 1924 by Robert English, and today offers document management services, along with printed mater…
May 18, 2021
HanesBrands, Inc.’s first-quarter 2021 results report continued sales momentum across its global innerwear and activewear businesses driving strong adjusted operating profit and cash flow. Net sales for the first quarter, which ended April 3, totaled $1.51 billion, an increase of 25 percent compared…
May 18, 2021
Distributor AIA (PPAI 101364, D12) has announced plans to travel to more than 20 cities and meet with owners as part of the Appleton, Wisconsin, company’s AIA On the Road Again initiative. Over the next four months, members of AIA’s Leadership and Owner Success teams will host small-group, socially …
May 18, 2021
PPAI is seeking a new product sponsor for its PPAI Pyramid award, and the Association invites interested suppliers to submit new trophy designs and become a donor for the program. The PPAI Pyramid is the most recognized award in the promotional products industry and continues to advance the awarenes…
May 18, 2021
A global semiconductor shortage is battering numerous industries as products and processes go without needed parts. And the pain isn’t over yet. Gartner predicts that the shortage will persist through 2021 and not recover to normal levels until the second quarter of 2022.
May 18, 2021
Eagle Promotions (PPAI 349760, D2) received two awards from the Western Regional Minority Supplier Development Council (WRMSDC), a nonprofit dedicated to promoting minority-owned businesses. Eagle owners, Sean Ono and Mario Stadtlander, were recognized during the 2021 Impressions: Excellence in Supp…
May 13, 2021
The results are in on PPB’s 2021 Greatest Companies To Work For competition. This year’s 52 winning companies represent a diverse group of distributors, suppliers and business services firms across the U.S. and Canada—from micro businesses with nine or fewer team members to companies with hundreds o…
May 13, 2021
PPAI recently surveyed suppliers and distributors for its Q1 Industry Sales Reports to develop a scenario of how 2021 began. Comparing the industry’s performance in first quarter 2021 with fourth quarter 2020, the survey shows how sales have changed and also forecasts what industry companies are exp…
May 13, 2021
The PSI Show, Europe’s largest promotional products trade show, opens its virtual event on May 19. Running through May 21, PSI’s virtual show paves the way for a return of the in-person PSI Show on January 11-13, 2022, in Düsseldorf, Germany.
May 13, 2021
Facilisgroup (PPAI 493664), an industry provider of a software-as-a-service-based (SaaS) platform for distributors, recently held its second Top Executive event of 2021, showcasing the knowledge and experience of some of its partners.
May 13, 2021
The Incentive Manufacturers & Representatives Alliance (IMRA), a strategic industry group (SIG) within the Incentive Marketing Association (IMA), has elected new officers for 2021-2022. David Rosenstock, IP, vice president, business development north at IncentiveSource, Inc., is the 2021-2022 IMRA b…
May 13, 2021
Supplier S&S Activewear (PPAI 256121, S12) in Bollingbrook, Illinois, in partnership with promotional products industry business and sales software provider commonsku (PPAI 552077), is hosting a conversation on how to “Master the Art of Creative Kitting” on May 25 from 2-3 pm ET.
May 13, 2021
With the rollout of vaccines, a return to normal life may be in sight, but individuals’ comfort levels for different activities vary. A survey by Invisibly asked respondents a series of questions regarding travel, large gatherings and other activities, and whether they were getting back to their nor…
May 11, 2021
Sterling, Illinois-based distributor HALO (PPAI 106462, D15) has relaunched its corporate brand, with a new logo and rebranding of all touchpoints, including its marketing and sales tools, digital platforms, social media and direct mail. It is also investing in a relaunch of the HALO.com website, wh…
May 11, 2021
April’s jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics slowed from the rapid growth registered in March, with nonfarm employment growing 266,000 in April compared to 770,000 new jobs in March. However, indicators still point to strong growth as the year continues, and the Conference Board’s Em…
May 11, 2021
Kathy Sipes, president of Fort Worth, Texas, distributor AIA/Sipes Promotional Concepts, passed away on May 2 following a long battle with cancer. She was 67.
May 11, 2021
PPAI’s Women’s Leadership Conference (WLC) Direct-2-You is coming June 21-23. The virtual event will provide a unique opportunity for women to network among peers while acquiring skills to strengthen their industry knowledge and grow their business perspective. The annual in-person WLC event has bec…
May 11, 2021
Current virtualized work design models are damaging employees’ well-being and productivity, according to Gartner, Inc. To succeed in a hybrid future, organizations must stop duplicating office-centric practices and shift to a human-centric model.
May 06, 2021
Twelve of the most-watchable young industry pros have been selected from all nominations as this year’s PPB Rising Stars. The annual recognition program seeks out and spotlights the industry’s budding leaders based on their accomplishments, demonstrated leadership and involvement in their industry a…
May 06, 2021
The Promotional Products Education Foundation (PPEF) will, with the support of the promotional products industry, establish a named scholarship in memory of Phil Carney, formerly of supplier QuickPoint, who passed away in April. Carney served on the PPEF board of trustees from 1987 – 1989, holding t…
May 06, 2021
U.S. consumer outlook continued to improve in April, following a substantial improvement in March. The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index reached 121.7 last month, up from 109 one month earlier.
May 06, 2021
Pamela Brown-Matthis has joined PPAI’s staff as the Association’s new professional development manager.
May 06, 2021
This is the final week to enter PPAI’s 2022 Pyramid Awards. Submissions close May 7. The annual awards honor creative excellence in the promotional products industry and recognize dependable suppliers, outstanding promotions, creative campaigns and exceptional craftsmanship by its members. To highli…
May 06, 2021
Tracking the results of the top global and regional awards programs on creativity, media and effectiveness in marketing, World Advertising Research Center (WARC) found that highly-awarded creative ideas are significantly more effective. Its latest study shows that 39 percent of campaigns that are hi…
May 04, 2021
Visstun (PPAI 339893, S6), based in Las Vegas, Nevada, has announced that it is leaving the promotional products industry. The supplier attributes the decision to the growth of its food-packaging division, which has prompted changes to scheduling and products, leaving the company unable to adequatel…
May 04, 2021
PromoKitchen, an all-volunteer, 501(c3) nonprofit organization in the promotional products industry, has announced its first educational speaker event of the year featuring Dan Nevins, a decorated U.S. Army veteran who lost both of his legs fighting in the war after 9/11.
May 04, 2021
Premier Group, a 501(c6) trade association with the mission of contributing to the success and growth of individual member companies, held its annual business meeting on April 27. Traditionally part of a four-day event designed to connect members and strengthen business relationships, like most orga…
May 04, 2021
Distributor Geiger (PPAI 105182, D12), headquartered in Lewiston, Maine, recently presented its President’s Awards at its annual company-wide fireside chat, this year held virtually. The awards are the highest recognition the company confers on its associates.
May 04, 2021
Jay Shucart, president of distributor Advertising Premium Sales, Inc. in St. Louis, Missouri, passed away on May 2 after an illness. He was 73.
May 04, 2021
The American Society of Association Executives announced today the winners of its 2021 Gold Circle Awards, which denote excellence, innovation and achievement in association/nonprofit marketing, membership and communications programs. PPB’s supplement, The Playbook To Restart Businesses, won the awa…
May 04, 2021
PPAI is accepting submissions to the 2022 Pyramid Awards through May 7. The annual awards honor creative excellence in the promotional products industry and recognize dependable suppliers, outstanding promotions, creative campaigns and exceptional craftsmanship by its members. To highlight and learn…
May 04, 2021
A pandemic spent relying on digital tools and away from in-person IT support has accelerated workers’ proficiency with digital technology. A Gartner survey found that 18 percent of workers now consider themselves digital technology experts, while more than half consider themselves proficient.
April 29, 2021
On Tuesday, President Biden issued an executive order raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour for federal contractors. The new minimum wage will be indexed to inflation, so that every year after 2022, it will be automatically adjusted to reflect changes in the cost of living. The inflation-indexed …
April 29, 2021
The U.S. Small Business Administration has launched a new round of Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) assistance—called Supplemental Targeted Advances—that will provide $5 billion in additional assistance to one million small businesses and nonprofit organizations that have been most severely affe…
April 29, 2021
Superior Group of Companies, Inc. (SGC) has announced operating results for its first quarter of 2021, which ended March 31. The Seminole, Florida-headquartered company reports net sales up 49.4 percent to $140.8 million, and highlighted distributor BAMKO’s (PPAI 242148, D11) first-quarter net sales…
April 29, 2021
Supplier Delta Apparel, Inc. (PPAI 188431, S9) has announced preliminary sales and operating results for its 2021 fiscal second quarter, which ended April 3. The Greenville, South Carolina-based company expects net sales for its second quarter to be approximately $108 million, a 12-percent increase …
April 29, 2021
New Kensington, Pennsylvania, supplier Polyconcept North America has introduced food as a new product category, launching with more than 15 specialty brands of snacks and beverages, including KIND, Ghirardelli, Tate’s Bake Shop and Stash Tea Company.
April 29, 2021
PPAI is accepting submissions to the 2022 Pyramid Awards through May 7. The annual awards honor creative excellence in the promotional products industry and recognize dependable suppliers, outstanding promotions, creative campaigns and exceptional craftsmanship by its members. To highlight and learn…
April 29, 2021
As organizations plan to return to in-person meetings and incentive travel, the Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) has issued its “Health Information & Attendee Privacy: Getting Back to Meetings and Incentives Safely” report that discusses policies, privacy and onsite procedures to help set up meet…
April 27, 2021
Supplier Logomark Inc. (PPAI 110898, S12) has added a new leadership role, naming Michael Bistocchi as chief revenue officer. Bistocchi will be responsible for driving all revenue-generating activities with a focus on growth through broadening the Tustin, California-headquartered company’s customer …
April 27, 2021
On April 22, Earth Day, 3M announced a goal to reduce dependence on new plastic made from petroleum. By 2025, 3M aims to achieve a new sustainability goal: reduce dependence on virgin fossil-based plastic by 125 million pounds. St. Paul, Minnesota-based 3M operates in the promotional products market…
April 27, 2021
PromoKitchen, an all-volunteer, 501c3 nonprofit organization in the promotional products industry, announced the recipients of its first-ever scholarship program, the Tee Hamilton Creative Scholarship, at its Spring Fling Virtual Mixer on April 8. Tee Hamilton, a long-time industry veteran and Promo…