Write On! Wednesdays: Celebrating Marcel Bich and the BIC Company

Friday, July 29, 2022, marks the 108th birthday of Marcel Bich, a European-born entrepreneur who co-founded the BIC Company. As the exclusive supplier of BIC®- branded writing instruments to the promotional products industry in the US and Canada, Koozie Group is celebrating by shining the spotlight on this visionary and his company, whose brand has … Continue reading Write On! Wednesdays: Celebrating Marcel Bich and the BIC Company

Write On! with Koozie Group

With over 100 years of experience in the promotional products writing instrument game, it’s safe to say we know the business. Our roots span back to 1908 when A.C. Stewart founded the Souvenir Lead Pencil Company in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. By the 1940s, it would grow into a multimillion-dollar international business specializing in promotional imprinting … Continue reading Write On! with Koozie Group

Koozie Group® Hero: Jonaleah Carrow-Sherman

Value Stream Leader – Sourced Writing Instruments – Clearwater, FL Today we recognize Jonaleah Carrow-Sherman for her role as a Value Stream Leader in our Source Writing Instruments Department. Jonaleah started her Koozie Group career in 2015 in the Order Management (OM) Department. She later transitioned into Production as a Facilitator, then became a Supervisor. … Continue reading Koozie Group® Hero: Jonaleah Carrow-Sherman

Koozie Group® Hero: Greg Wooff

Regional Account Manager – Sales – Clearwater, FL Today we honor Greg Wooff for his role as a Regional Account Manager in our Sales Department. During his 33 years with the company, Greg has managed accounts in every state west of the Mississippi River except for the Dakotas. He even recently picked up Southern California … Continue reading Koozie Group® Hero: Greg Wooff

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Change for Good: Sourcing Sustainable Paper Stock

Over a year ago, we announced our Keep It. Give It. program, our vision for making a positive social impact and increasing sustainability throughout our business. One of the four key focus areas of this philosophy is Environmental Stewardship. Heading into 2022, we’ve made some giant leaps toward this goal by changing the type of … Continue reading Change for Good: Sourcing Sustainable Paper Stock

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One Team: Crushing Calendar Crunch Time

Highlight on Our Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, Facility When the temperatures start to drop and the sun sets before 5 p.m. each fall in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, things start heating up at our production facility. That’s because, as the largest producer of promotional calendars in the United States, we annually produce around 70 million calendars – … Continue reading One Team: Crushing Calendar Crunch Time

Patricia Overton Koozie Group Hero

Koozie Group® Hero: Patricia Overton

Digital Designer – Clearwater, FL Today we recognize Patricia for her role as a Digital Designer on the Creative Team. Patricia joined Koozie Group in 2013 as a contract Graphic Designer doing layout design for the annual product catalogs. In 2018, she was hired as a permanent employee to be the Digital Designer on the … Continue reading Koozie Group® Hero: Patricia Overton

Saying Farewell to BIC Graphic Email Addresses

It’s been almost a year since we officially changed our name to Koozie Group. As promised, we’ve continued our mission to provide memorable promo solutions that insulate a brand’s image and preserve a best moment. We still carry the brands you know and love across 10+ product categories, including BIC®! It’s time to say goodbye … Continue reading Saying Farewell to BIC Graphic Email Addresses

Setting the Scene for 2022 – Writing Instruments

Since ancient times, humans have sought ways to record and share their thoughts and ideas. From quills to fountain pens to the ballpoint, writing instruments have evolved, and despite the advent of the digital age, they continue to be a mainstay of everyday life. (1) Come January 2022, we’re writing a new chapter in our … Continue reading Setting the Scene for 2022 – Writing Instruments