Ron Smith has been hired to cover Northern California.

BRAINTREE, MASSACHUSETTS (February 16, 2012) – Hub Pen Company has hired Ron Smith, multi-line associate rep for La Habra, California-based PS Sales & Marketing LLC, to represent the company in Northern California. He joins Paul Suyetsugu who represents Hub Pen in Southern California.

A 15-year industry veteran, Smith was previously the owner of RMS Services before joining PS Sales & Marketing earlier this month.  He’s a graduate of Indiana University with a B.S. in Marketing. Contact Smith at or 707-763-7755.

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.” From the company’s start in a Boston suburb, Hub Pen has grown to a Counselor Top 40 Supplier serving ever-increasing national and international markets. Today, Hub Pen continues operations under the management of the Fleming family, printing more than 100 million pens annually.

In the Counselor Distributor Choice Awards 2012, Hub Pen was named Supplier of the Year as well as the No. 1 Pen Supplier. Additionally, Hub Pen received the PPAI Supplier Star Award for 2012—a highly sought after award voted on by distributors to honor top suppliers that deliver excellence in product, decoration, and overall customer service.

For the last three years, Hub Pen has been the winner of the Supplier Excellence Silver Award for Writing Instruments from Promo Marketing Magazine. And in 2010, the company was honored by New England Promotional Products Association (NEPPA) as Supplier of the Year. Hub Pen is also one of the top-rated writing instruments suppliers by Identity Marketing magazine.

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Lisa Horn, CAS

Company Contact:
Pamela Tapia