PPAI Magazine April 2024

Supplier Stars | Must Read $500,001-$1 Million Supplier Star WOWLine Syosset, New York WOWLine, a third-generation familyowned business, has been in business for more than 50 years. Previously known as Many Mini Toys, the company is known for toys, games, puzzles and novelties, but more recently branched out to add practical items for the kitchen, health and wellness, pets and much more. The CPSIA-compliant company has also made significant strides in promoting ecofriendly materials, with products made from materials such as bamboo, recycled paper and recycled plastic. Supplier Award of Merit EMT Indianapolis, Indiana For over 40 years, EMT has delivered exceptional brand and recognition experiences through a variety of custommade products. The trusted supplier of lapel pins, patches and emblematic jewelry remains committed to a singular vision, “to delight, unite and inspire the world, one emblem at a time.” $1,000,001-$2.5 Million Supplier Star imprintID Lorton, Virginia With an initial focus on lanyards and ID products, imprintID has expanded its product lines to include tech accessories, drinkware, apparel, headwear, office supplies and more. ImprintID also offers a variety of decorating methods, including die cut, screen print, heat press, color/ full-bleed sublimation, embossing, embroidery and more. The company strives to provide the best customer experience without hassle and instill confidence in every order. Supplier Award of Merit Bentcil Company Indianapolis, Indiana Originally focusing on bent pencils and bent pens, Bentcil Company has been a presence in the promotional product industry for over 40 years. Originating with American-made bent pencils and later introducing bent pens, the company’s creative product line has continually evolved. Its original creations include Smashlights, Gato Clips, Dateline Calendars, Bentcils and Inkbend. Most of Bentcil’s products are designed in the USA. $2,500,001-$5 Million Supplier Star Jornik Manufacturing Stamford, Connecticut Jornik Manufacturing is a family-owned and operated supplier. Jornik offers a vibrant, wide range of products across all categories and stands out for its emphasis on product responsibility practices. In support of its responsibility goals, the company works to ensure that its core products are not just designed but engineered, manufactured, tested and inspected to exceed expectations. Supplier Award of Merit AZX Sport Tonawanda, New York AZX Sport offers a blend of domestic production on both the East Coast and West Coast, coupled with overseas sourcing. Having been in business for over 20 years, AZX has built a reputation for quality and customer service, reflected in their several industry awards. The company operates facilities in New York, California and Canada and upholds a strong commitment to product responsibility and ethical conduct. PPAI • APRIL 2024 • 65