Visual Promotions Acquires AwardQuarters

Financial Terms Of The Deal Were Not Disclosed

Visual Promotions Acquires AwardQuartersSupplier Visual Promotions (asi/93997) has purchased Arkansas-based AwardQuarters (asi/37631), the companies have announced. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. "I am excited about this acquisition and what it means for our customers, employees and our local communities," said Jeff Brandes, president of Visual Promotions.

Per the terms of the agreement, AwardQuarters' president Jack Counihan will join Visual Promotions as a liaison to help with the transition. Counihan's company, which has been in business for nearly 40 years, provides product lines that include Igloo, Shotshell, Stansport and GE. Visual Promotions will formally take control of AwardQuarters' lines and customer base on November 15. "We have both carried the Igloo line for many years and Visual has done a terrific job at innovating new decoration methods in that time," said Counihan. "I'm excited to see what they can do with our other product lines."

Founded in 1998, Visual Promotions is owned by Jeff and Jennifer Brandes and concentrates on offering a variety of screen-printed items, custom Igloo coolers and other promotional products. "The goal of our company during this transition is to have AwardQuarters' customers continue business without any disruption," Brandes said. "We also want to educate them on the expansion of services we offer above their current levels to help their bottom line."