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Welcome to the Pennline Blog. Here you will be able to keep up to date with the latest news and interesting updates.

As the popularity of some promotional items ebb and flow – remember the Newton’s Cradle?? – the humble ball pen remains the perennial go-to marketing giveaway, retaining its long-term top spot in terms of the most popular promotional products offered to businesses and institutions.  Indeed, a recent survey indicated that nine out of ten business […]

We are all keen to promote our businesses to the widest audience possible, but this comes with the risk of a negative environmental impact due to the selection of inappropriate and throwaway items that do not offer the end user any meaningful benefit or perceived value. Careful selection of promotional products, together with manufacturers who […]

We are all becoming increasingly aware of the need to reduce our impact on the environment, and the corporate workwear and promotional merchandise industry is proud to play its part in this initiative. Pennline is the East Midlands’ leading supplier of workwear, PPE and promotional items, and can supply a range of items that are […]

The production of cotton is a huge global business, involving an estimated 350 million people in over 100 countries. With an annual production figure in excess of 25 million tonnes, cotton has the highest production volume of any natural textile in the world.  It remains the fabric of choice for many textile applications, and as […]

The broad range of hi-visibility workwear available from Pennline includes three new designs from top manufacturer Portwest. The 4-in-1 Contrast Traffic Jacket (S471) is manufactured from a hard-wearing 300D Oxford Weave polyester with a stain resistant PU finish.  This versatile jacket is fully waterproof, with taped seams for additional protection and also features reflective tape […]

Our recent blogs have featured a number of designs from renowned workwear supplier Portwest.  In addition to supplying a wide range of standard and high visibility workwear styles, Portwest also offer a selection of their designs in so-called plus-sizes, or outsizes.  At the other end of the scale, they also offer some of their garments […]

Renowned workwear suppliers Portwest offer a wide range of high quality workwear clothing made from the innovative ModaFlame fabric.  Garments manufactured from this material offer inherent flame resistance thanks to the inclusion of modacrylic fibres, which also impart excellent dimensional stability and elastic properties.  The high cotton content gives a softer feel and a high […]

Craghoppers is a well-known and well-respected brand in the outdoor and travel clothing market, with over 50 years of experience supplying technical garments for this most demanding of sectors.  They are renowned for their innovative fabric technologies such as AquaDry (water repellent), SolarShield (for protection from the sun) and Nosilife/NosiDefence (to repel biting insects).  Craghoppers […]

Over recent years, the USB flash drive – or “memory stick” – has established itself as a firm favorite in the world of promotional marketing gifts, since it is a practical, useful and fun item with a high perceived value that recipients will want to use day in, day out. Even with the advent of […]

We may only be halfway through July, but now is a great time to be thinking about corporate diaries and calendars for 2018, especially while stocks are high at suppliers.  These items represent a popular and effective promotional item, ensuring your branding and corporate message is in front of your customers, prospects and staff every […]