FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jim Socci
RECIPIENT OF THREE INTERNATIONAL AWARDS
HONORED IN SERVICE, CUSTOM TOY DESIGN, AND SALES TOOLS
ALLENTOWN, PA, January 31, 2017 – Artistic Toy Manufacturing, Inc. won the Award of Merit, Mascot Character Development Award, and the Client Sales & Marketing Aids Award in the 2017 Supplier Star Competition sponsored by Promotional Products Association International (PPAI). They were recognized at the PPAI Awards Presentation & Reception held January 10, 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in conjunction with The PPAI Expo in Las Vegas.
The PPAI Supplier Star competition brings annual recognition to supplier members for excelling in communication, service and quality as voted on by PPAI member distributors. The PPAI Supplier Star is one of the most sought after and prestigious awards for supplier members and is the mark of a true professional partner that delivers excellence in product, decoration and overall customer service to their distributor customers.
"Supplier Star and Supplier Award of Merit winners offer truly outstanding promotional products solutions combined with the highest level of customer service excellence,” said Paul Bellantone, CAE, president and CEO at PPAI. “We congratulate Artistic Toy as one of the industry’s top-performing companies of the year.”
Artistic Toy designs, decorates, and manufacturers stuffed toys used for corporate advertising. Unlike other toy companies they only sell through a network of independent distributors and promotional consultants. They sew and stitch stuffed toy prototypes in the U.S. that go on to be mass produced in overseas factories. They also warehouse and decorate thousands of different styles of stuffed animals that are delivered in a matter of days. For more information visit www.artistictoy.com and find them on Twitter @artistictoy, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram.
Founded in 1903, the Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) is the world’s largest and oldest not-for-profit association serving more than 11,000 corporate members of the $19.8 billion promotional products industry which is comprised of more than 33,800 businesses and a workforce of nearly 500,000 professionals. PPAI represents the industry in Washington, D.C., and advocates on its behalf.