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Polyconcept (Pollyflame, Pollyconcept, PF Concept, Leed's)

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Name: Polyconcept (Pollyflame, Pollyconcept, PF Concept, Leed's)    (ZZ)  
Abbreviation: polyconcep
Products: Model types Others
Summary:

Pollyflame International B.V.
De Lasso 16, 2371GV Roelofarendsveen, The Netherlands

Pollyflame Concept (HK) Ltd. (PF)

PF Concept Deutschland GmbH
Groendahlscher Weg 87, 46446 Emmerich, Germany

PF Concept International BV
Kabelweg 1, 2371DX Roelofarendsveen, The Netherlands

Polyconcept Europe

Leed's
400 Hunt Valley Road, New Kensington, PA 15068, USA

Polyconcept North America (PNCA)
New Kensington, Pennsylvania, USA (2017)

Polyconcept USA, Inc.
69 Jefferson Steet, Stamford CT06902

Polyconcept is one of the largest supplier of promotional products world-wide, either producing items under their own brand or for other brands (e.g. Coca-Cola).

We list the following brands / labels separately:

Founded: 1973
History:

History according to the polyconcept.com website:
(note that this history completely omits the spelling with two 'l' - e.g. Pollyflame)

1973: Creation of Polyflame, an importer of lighters
1979: Diversification into writing instruments and gifts
1980: Creation of Bullet Line
1984: First Polyflame promotional products catalogue (launch of PF Concept)
1985: Creation of Polyflame R&D studio and Hong-Kong sourcing office
1986: Creation of Leed’s in the USA, a family-owned retail bag supplier

1992: Introduction of promotional wearables
1992: Leed’s enters the promotional products market
1995: Polyflame merges with Edelman (home & garden products) and becomes Polyconcept
1999: Polyconcept acquires Clipper, a prominent promotional wearables supplier in Scandinavia

2005: Leed’s becomes part of the Polyconcept Group
2006: Acquisition of Bullet Line
2007: Acquisition of Journalbooks
2008: Launch of the PF Logo Express decorating platform in Poland
2011: Acquisition of Trimark Sportswear
2011: Launch of Global Buying Services
2012: Launch of Trimark Powered by Leed’s apparel in the US
2013: Polyconcept International Markets division is established
2013: New go-to-market platform is established in Europe: Bullet, Avenue, Label & WorldSource
2014: Acquisition of Humphrey Line, adding Made in the USA products to PCNA offering
2015: Polyconcept launches new global brand identity

Leed's (USA) was founded in 1986 and originally imported small leather goods and business accessories. Leed's merged with Polyconcept in 2005. Polyconcept was acquired by Investcorp in the same year.

Polyconcept (Europe) merged with the US company Global Promo Group Inc. sometime before 2009.

In 2011 Polyconcept acquired the Trimark Sportswear Group (Canada).

In 2013, PF Concept International (The Netherlands), headquartered in Roelofarendsveen, underwent a restructuring in management and company organisation. PF Concept belongs to the Polyconcept Group.

In 2017, Polyconcept North America is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Polyconcept with the brands Leed's, bullet, JournalBooks and Trimark.

This manufacturer was suggested by Georg Richter.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
ZZ  80 AM-FM Clock Radio 841.539 [Red]    
ZZ  ? Metro Radio (Streamliner) 851.450 [White]   The Polyconcept "Metro Radio" (Streamliner) is a retro-styled portable battery-operated AM... 
ZZ  ? Metro Radio (Streamliner) 841.451 [Pink]   The Polyconcept "Metro Radio" (Streamliner) is a retro-styled portable battery-operated AM... 
ZZ  ? Streamliner 843.172 [Ivory & red]   The Polyconcept Streamliner is a retro-styled portable battery-operated AM/FM integrated c... 
ZZ  ? Streamliner 541.892 [Silver]   The Polyconcept Streamliner is a retro-styled portable battery-operated AM/FM integrated c... 
ZZ  ? Streamliner 841.191 [Red]   The Polyconcept Streamliner is a retro-styled portable battery-operated AM/FM integrated c... 
ZZ  ? Streamliner 541.892 [Black]   The Polyconcept Streamliner is a retro-styled portable battery-operated AM/FM in... 
ZZ  ? Metro Radio (Streamliner) 841.452 [Blue]   The Polyconcept "Metro Radio" (Streamliner) is a retro-styled portable battery-operated AM... 
ZZ  ? Streamliner 841.354 [Teal]   The Polyconcept Streamliner is a retro-styled portable battery-operated AM/FM integrated c... 
ZZ  ? Harley Davidson Tank Radio [FM/MW/LW]   Tank Radio Harley Davidson; LW version. 
ZZ  80 Harley Davidson Tank Radio AM/FM   Harley Davidson "Tank" Radio , mit Licht. Manuelle Senderauswahl und Volume-Einstellung. ... 

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