HUB PEN RECEIVES SUPPLIER EXCELLENCE AWARDS

For the third consecutive year, the company is honored by Promo Marketing magazine.

BRAINTREE, MASSACHUSETTS (August 5, 2011) – For the third consecutive year, Hub Pen Company has been honored by Promo Marketing magazine in its annual Supplier Excellence Awards. The company is the silver winner in both the Writing Instruments: Pens & Pencils and Writing Instruments: Markers & Others categories.

The Supplier Excellence Awards honor the highest level of supplier achievement and name winners in 43 product categories. With nearly 200 finalists and more than 70 winning companies, the list, as determined by distributor sales professionals, represents the most popular and successful manufacturers in the promotional products industry.

“It’s always an honor to be recognized, especially for excellence in product quality, design and functionality,” said Joe Fleming, Hub Pen president. “Because the winners are determined by distributor vote, the Promo Marketing Supplier Excellence Awards are extremely meaningful to us. We are humbled to be honored for a third time and feel extremely privileged to be able to serve such great customers.”

About Hub Pen Company:

Founded in 1954 by Frank Fleming, Hub Pen Company takes its name from the famous Oliver Wendell Holmes quote that describes Boston as the “hub of the universe.” Today, Hub Pen continues operations under the management of the Fleming family, printing more than 100 million pens annually.

Built upon the core values of providing quality writing instruments, superb imprints, excellent customer service and on-time delivery, Hub Pen has been honored by many of its distributor partners. For six consecutive years, the company has received the Kaeser & Blair Top Ten Supplier Award. Additionally, Hub Pen was honored with the 2010 iPROMOTEu Supplier Appreciation Award, the 2010 AIA Supplier Excellence and Velocity Awards, and the 2010 and 2008 Newton Manufacturing Company Top Suppliers Award.

In addition to being a Counselor Top 40 Supplier, Hub Pen was named the New England Promotional Products Association (NEPPA) 2010 Supplier of the Year and has been the winner of the 2009, 2010 and 2011 Supplier Excellence Silver Award for Writing Instruments from Promo Marketing Magazine as well as the 2010 and 2011 PPAI Supplier Star Award Nominee/Award of Merit recipient. The company has been honored by Identity Marketing magazine as the No. 2 writing instruments supplier for 2010, and Corporate Logo named Hub Pen as the No. 1 writing instruments supplier for 2008.

Like the company on Facebook at www.facebook.com/hubpen and follow it on Twitter at http://twitter.com/hubpen.

For more information, visit www.hubpen.com.

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Media Contact:
Lisa Horn, CAS
214-674-8400
lisa_k_horn@hotmail.com

Company Contact:
Pamela Tapia
781-535-5500
ptapia@hubpen.com