The employees of Quality Logo Products® are always thrilled to hear about new promotional items, but we’re also happy to hear about knowledgeable businesspeople who take the initiative to start their own companies. That’s why we wanted to take the opportunity to introduce Cedar Crest Manufacturing!

Cedar Crest Manufacturing is technically new, but its staff members definitely aren’t industry noobs. The company has over 80 years of combined experience with promotional writing instruments, and they’re more than capable of handling the demands of the industry. According to Cedar Crest, many (if not most) of their employees used to work for Souvenir (a writing instrument supplier formerly located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa) until serious 2008 floods forced its parent company to relocate the plant to Minnesota. Rather than let this unfortunate incident put them down, a handful of the experienced and freshly-out-of-work Souvenir associates decided to stay in Iowa and start their very own quality pen company. Two of those associates are Doug Miskimen, a former General Manager with 32 years of service under his belt, and Dave Thalacker, a former Director of Operations with 12 years of experience.

Just like Quality Logo Products®, Cedar Crest Manufacturing understands the value of superior service and well-made products. Join us in congratulating the Cedar Crest staff on this endeavor!

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