PPAI 100 is an exclusive, research-backed ranking of the 100 leading distributors and the 100 leading suppliers in the promotional products industry. Companies are scored based on a variety of metrics.

Tennessee-based Gold Bond (PPAI 113974, Gold) has been in business for over 75 years, starting as a local pencil manufacturer in 1945. Now, Gold Bond is a leading supplier in the promotional products industry. Gold Bond has been recognized repeatedly as a Supplier Star in PPAI’s Pyramid Awards, most recently in 2024.

The company earned a number of High Marks, among them Responsibility. This is reflected in regular energy audits, EcoVadis reporting and its Green Gallery line of sustainable products that, through a partnership with One Tree Planted, plants a tree with every order.

2023 Revenue: $50.5 million
Three-Year Trend: +20%
2023 PPAI 100 Ranking: 22
High Marks: Industry Faith, Professional Development, Responsibility, Innovation



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