Celebrate National Handwriting Day!

January 23rd is National Handwriting Day! And we want to celebrate and spread the word about the many benefits that handwriting has to offer.

Don’t you just love getting a handwritten note? We definitely do, and we don’t want to see handwriting become a thing of the past! We have teamed with some really great organizations like the Campaign for Cursive and WIMA (Writing Instrument Manufacturing Association) to support this great initiative to keep handwriting in our education system! We support handwriting in schools and we provide quality writing instruments and journals because to us–the pen will always be mightier than the sword!

Here are just some of the MANY facts and benefits about handwriting:



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Meet Darren & Hear the Aerostar Story!


Aerostar Illuminated Stylus Pen

Darren is our lead designer on our newest and most exciting pen, The Aerostar.

The Aerostar Pen is truly is the first pen of its kind in the industry. No other pen has an illuminated imprint like this.  This pen was recently launched, and it is already a customer favorite and we can’t keep them in stock. It allows the customer to see their name in lights.

So we sat down with him to talk about the inspiration for the pen. Here’s what he had to say:
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Happy Holidays from Amsterdam Printing!

In the midst of all of the hustle and bustle of this holiday season, we wanted to take a moment to say Happy Holidays from your friends at Amsterdam Printing.

We slowed down for a moment to ask our employees to recall their favorite holiday memory. We received some great responses and we put it together in a holiday video for your enjoyment. So grab the popcorn and enjoy! (Just click the image below to view)




P.S. We hope that you get to make your own special holiday memories! We would love to hear about them, share in the comments section below!

Amsterdam Printing Gives Thanks

Amsterdam Printing Gives Thanks

It’s been a crazy year with the election, but also a good one for us here at Amsterdam Printing, as we celebrate 118 years in business. We’ve grown quite a bit from our humble beginnings in the back of Abraham Singer’s New Tim BroadheadYork City apartment, but one thing we’ve never forgotten is that we couldn’t have gotten this far alone.

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Are You Ready For Small Business Saturday?

Small Business Saturday
It’s November and you know what that means! The holidays are getting that much closer and the shopping season is officially here. Small Business Saturday is on November 26th this year and as a small business owner—it’s a day that you don’t want to miss! It’s the one day of the year that celebrates small businesses small local business instead of big box corporate stores. And it’s a fantastic way to generate sales and kick off the holiday season the right way!
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Here’s Why Q4 is the BEST Time to Stock Up On Promotional Items!

stylus pen check list

As you wrap up the year, you tie up all the loose ends and plan for the year ahead. You analyze sales, the marketing plan, your budgets and even staffing.

The end of the year is also a great time to take inventory of custom pens, imprinted bags, branded USB drives, personalized coffee mugs and any other company giveaways that you may have. Chances are, you’re probably running pretty low. The good news is that there has never been a better time than right now to stock up on your company swag!

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What is a Stylus?

entice stylus pen

Today we are going to take a few minutes to talk a little bit about what a stylus is. We get asked this question all the time:

“What is a stylus?”

Well if you don’t know, or maybe you kind of know what a stylus is, and how it can be used— this post is for you.
Let’s say that someone hands you a pen with ink at one end and a rubber round thing at the other. Do you know what that round thing is at the end of the pen?
That round rubber thing at the end is called a stylus and it has a lot of uses. We are going to address some of the most frequently asked questions that we receive about stylus pens below.
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