Supplier Spotlight: Starline Industries
With the combination of quality products and top brands plus customization, Starline Industries has been one of the leading promotional product suppliers for over 50 years. They are committed to providing deep inventory and offering diverse products that fit their customers’ individual needs.
They aim to ensure customers get the right product and a great consumer experience. Because of this attention to great customer service, Starline has relationships with over 8,500 distributor partners across orders. Whether it’s apparel, drinkware, keychains, or more, they’ve got a great selection of promotional products to choose from. Here’s a brief overview of who they are and why they’re one of Kaeser & Blair’s top suppliers.
Starline Industries has come a long way since its humble beginnings in Buffalo, New York in 1992. Today, they ship across the US and Canada from two warehouses boasting over 200K square feet of space. With nearly $18B in annual sales across 3,500 suppliers and 22,000 distributors nationwide, it’s easy to see why Starline is a top supplier within this booming industry.
- Black Clover®
- Bouton Optical®
- Craft Kitchen™
- Frost Buddy®
- Niagara Cutlery™
- Old Mountain
- Rox Box™
- Studio Cuisine™
- Urban Peak®
If your clients are looking for it, there’s a good chance Starline’s got it. They offers several different types of promotional products in the following categories:
- Kits and gift sets
- Writing instruments
Starline offers several state-of-the art decoration methods, including their award-winning TruColor™ Direct Digital print technology. TruColor is available for drinkware, bags, and flat items. Other decoration methods available include:
- Laser engraving
- Digital laminating
- Pad printing
Most items have a standard lead time of 5–7 days for production time. However, certain items and orders require longer lead times. These include:
- Multiple drop ship locations
- Large orders
- Special handling
For specific questions, please visit their website or contact customer service for more information.
Not having all the necessary order requirements can delay your order. When placing an order with Starline, make sure you provide the following:
- Acceptable vector artwork (see more information below)
- Item #
- Item color
- Imprint location
- Shipping address
Make sure to get your artwork ready before submitting it! To ensure the best quality, submit vector format with fonts converted to outlines. Starline will adjust the size of your image so that it perfectly fits the maximum imprint area.
Starline’s dedication to affordability, service, and quality means you’re sure to find what your clients need to promote their businesses. With such an array of capabilities in place, any purchase made from Starline Industries will be an excellent investment for your customers. When helping clients choose promotional products, keep Starline Industries in mind.