Palomino Acquires Avenue One
Promovision Palomino (asi/79898) announced on Sunday that it has acquired
Avenue One Inc (asi/37602). Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The Memphis-based supplier will be taking over all of Avenue One’s accounts
and products while moving its operations to Tennessee. In the intervening period,
approximately 34 Avenue One employees will be retained temporarily at its Brea,
“We’re always looking
for opportunities,” says
Promovision President David A.
grown 42% in three years and we
want to continue to grow both internally
Crystal Acquires Part
of Etching Industries
St. Regis Crystal Inc (asi/84592) of Cheektowaga, NY, has bought the
glass and crystal divisions of Indianapolis-based Etching Industries Inc (asi/52770).
The New York supplier hopes to eventually move some of its operations to the
Indiana location for more centralized shipping. Additionally, St. Regis’ Marcel
Robitaille will become the Indiana general manager. Otherwise there will be no
changes to the division’s day-to-day operations. “These two businesses
are so alike and that’s what was so attractive,” says Richard Firkser,
St. Regis’ president.
Etching Industries owner
Peter Johnson has retained
the wine and Champagne
divisions and has appointed
Stuart Newcomb to the
position of president.
With the exception of
the aforementioned management
changes, there will be
no personnel changes
among the 120 employees
of St. Regis or Etching’s
A winning bid at a charity auction landed the owner of Rival Promotions (asi/309102),
Gina LaPonzina, and her husband walk-on roles on one of television’s most
popular primetime shows. CSI:Miami cast member Sofia Milos donated the parts
on last night’s season premiere episode, “Dead Pool 100,” for
the “Something Can Be Done” celebrity auction for tsunami relief.
were able to
help out a
whole village,” says
set, she and
and were able
to meet several
of a missing
a new concept – and
a promotional product – from the Central Florida Crimeline organization.
In January of this year, Jennifer Kesse, 25, disappeared from her Orlando condominium.
Despite police searches for a “person of interest” and large rewards
offered by the family, there have been no arrests made.
of her case
will be distributed
to area jails.
The News Gildan
Fleece & Apparel
released its latest catalog showcasing
its new fall 2006 and spring
2007 apparel line.
Island Sportswear, Ltd. (asi/78128)
of Monroe, NC, announced that
co-founder Daphne Hall Koenigsberg
is now its sole owner.
Point Inc (asi/80150)
of Fenton, MO, has acquired the
exclusive rights to produce and
market the Klio Eterna Line of
writing instruments in the United
States from Klio GmbH of Germany.
announced the launch of its new
Digital Solutions Business Unit
which will provide customers
with a network of equipment,
services and personnel for digital
printing, mailing and electronic
On The Move Display-Tec
announced the addition
of Bill Nelson and Co.
as representatives for
AR, CO, KA, LA, MO, NM,
OK and TX. PJS, Incorporation
will represent for IL,
IN, IA, MI, MN, NE, ND,
OH, SD and WI. Collins & Associates
will represent for AL,
AZ, CA, HI, IN, NV, OR,
UT and WA. Hutchinson
Marketing LLC will represent
for CT, DE, DC, ME, MD,
MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI
and VT. Watson Turner
Associates will represent
AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC,
PR, SC, TN, and VA.
International Inc (asi/74773)
has reorganized its promotional
products division. Nick
Wright is the division
director. Brandon Bell
and Casey Newell are now
territory managers for
the West and East respectively,
while Jared Allred is the
marketing and logistics
manager. There are also
three new customer services
Rikli for the Northeast,
Andrew Long for the West
and Marc Enslow for the
Midwest and Southeast.
Vernon Company (asi/351700)
announced the addition
of six new account representatives.
Andrea Renaisse and Linda
Vinnola will represent
while Cookie Driscoll
will represent the Eastern
division. Mike Burdette
and Richard Yood will
represent the Southeastern
division and Betsy Alsup
will represent the South
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