In The News - August 2018

Post-Up Stand (asi/79052) has announced the addition of the Vintage Collection to its expanding product line. The Vintage Collection is a line of antique weathered signs and boards.

The Quality Certification Alliance (QCA) reaffirmed its collaborative partnership with AsiaInspection (AI), its longest-tenured collaborative partner, as part of last month’s ten-year anniversary commemoration.

Reciprocity Road, a collective of eight distributors with more than $200 million in projected gross revenue, has announced the second recipient of its BrandGood Give Back Contest: an Oklahoma City-based nonprofit that offers camps, ongoing programs and annual events for 12,000 children and their families.

Sir Speedy (asi/398043) is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The first Sir Speedy location opened as a “quick-printer” in Costa Mesa, CA, on August 16, 1968. Five years later, it became one of the fastest-growing franchises in the United States. 

Proforma (asi/300094) is holding its 2018 Convention & Family Reunion at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas from August 26-29. This year’s sessions include hearing from the most influential Proforma Owners during their “Inside Look at Successful Best Practices” opening session, learning how to grow business with e-commerce, implementing marketing strategies such as enhancing social media presence to grow a customer base, and discovering new products and trends. Attendees will also get to hear from motivational speaker John Davis. “This year our focus is ‘The Steps’ to achieve success,” said Greg Muzzillo, founder of Proforma. “There is no better opportunity to learn, share lessons and exchange ideas with other owners and industry professionals than at our Convention and Family Reunion.”

HanesBrands (asi/59528) has introduced its first line of Hanes women’s apparel and a unisex collection from Alternative in collaboration with the National Park Foundation.

Penn Emblem Company (asi/77120) has relocated its corporate offices to 2577 Interplex Drive, Suite A, Trevose, PA, 19053. All contact numbers, email addresses and its website address ( remain the same.

Promo Direct (asi/300477) recently launched Promo Direct EXPRESS, an online service designed to help customers locate products from factories closest to them, bringing down shipping time and delivery costs. With the new service, all products will now have a transit time of one to three business days.