NATIONAL PREMIUM, INC. EXPANSION INTO ASIA
February 01, 2008
National Premium, Inc. a Pewaukee, WI based promotional products and services company announces the opening of a new sales office in Hong Kong, China known as National Premium-Asia. National Premium has other domestic offices in Minneapolis, Jacksonville FL, Chicago, and Boynton Beach, FL and an international office in Papendrecht, Netherlands opened in 2007.
Additionally, National Premium has entered into a partnership and has acquired a majority interest in a new joint venture company called Linestone NP Limited. David Schwarzrock has been appointed Managing Director of National Premium Asia and Linestone NP Limited.
Opening the sales office in Hong Kong strengthens National Premium’s presence in Asia and around the world. Forming the joint venture with Linestone provides process control for a growing sourcing business both domestically and abroad.
Owner-CEO Dick Schmidt and his wife Kay started National Premium out of their home in 1967 and have grown the company organically and through acquisition to a top 25 supplier of promotional products and ad specialties in the United States according to Promotional Marketing Magazine.