Carnegie Mellon University

Current Licensed Supplier List

September 3, 2019

The companies listed below have been granted trademark licensing agreements giving them permission to use our logos for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2021 or June 30, 2022

Some of Carnegie Mellon University's trademark licensed suppliers (licensees) sell merchandise to our bookstore, our campus departments and student organizations while others sell to on-line and off-campus retailers.   Licensees are listed in alpha order by their commonly known name though a cross reference is also available below if a licensee is “Doing Business As” (DBA),  “Also Known As” (AKA) another name or a "Division of" a company.  Following each licensees' name is the date they were granted their first license from the Trademark Licensing Office at Carnegie Mellon University.  See the side panel for helpful links.

Attention Students

Students seeking to raise money may want to consider using IGNTE CX (managed through our licensee Promoversity / RFQ LLC)

PROMOTIONAL PRODUCTS (Advertising Specialty Products)

The following official licensed promotional product distributors and the Carnegie Mellon University owned and operated University Store can source items such as coffee mugs, pens, T-shirts and other apparel items to higher end gift itmes for the university community. A additioonla list of licenses able to provide screen printed and embroidered garmetns will follow.

These licensees have been granted permission to sell approved merchandise to the on-campus community for internal use (not for resale).  Licensees with headquarters in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area are designated with the word "local" after their name.    

Contact the Trademark Licensing Office if you can't located a specific supplier.

4Imprint, Inc.

101 Commerce Street, Oshkosh, WI  54901 Phone 866-624-3694 Call the Corporate Office for orders

Advertising Creations  "local"

1632 Pin Oak Drive, Pittsburgh, PA  15237 (North Hills) Phone 412-901-9079  Ms. Jen Ricciardelli, Owner  Sole proprietor and woman owner

A.G. Trimble Company "local"

This over a century old family business is located at 801 McNeilly Road, Pittsburgh, PA  15226 (Brookline neighborhood) Phone 412-563-4090  

Rick and Sandy Trimble, (3rd generation owners)

Artistic Solutions dba Branded Solutions "local"

Branded Solutions has a location at 1455 Spring Garden Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-3711 (Spring Garden Neighborhood) Phone 412-323-0560.  However, they are owned by Artisitic Solutions, a company located in southern West Virginia.

Brucelli Advertising

The Brucelli Advertising Company is located at 310 South Blakely Street, Dunmore, PA 18512.  Phone 800-443-4144

Jason Schoenberg, sales

Carnegie Mellon University Store  "local"

Cohon University Center, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA  15213   Phone (412) 268-2966 

Melissa Hiller, merchandise manager

Clayton Kendall, Inc. "local"
167 Dexter Drive, Monroeville, PA  15146   Phone 412-798-7120
FMG - Forbes Marketing Group

 6 Merrill Industrial Drive, Unit 2, Hamption, NH  03842 Phone 800-332-1102       

Allison Marconi - Bourdon, owner


Inc. DBA Geiger Collegiate Promotions is located at 70 Mt. Hope Avenue, Lewiston, ME 04240 Phone 207-755-2087 or 847-564-2322


Jamar Park (Uniscan, Inc. d.b.a. Jamar Park) "local"

They are located at 4207 Murray Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-2999 Phone 412-422-7555 and ask for

Jim Maretsky, vice president

Kristy Blair Marketing, LLC

Located at 1118 Tanner Crossing Lane, Indian Land, SC 29707 Phone 631-678-1740

Kristy Balfour, owner/president

Light Brothers "local"

Light Brothers is family run business located at 4680 Clairton Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA  15236.  Phone 412-886-0300 (Whitehall area south of the city)

Harry Kiefer, owner


Marko Promo, Inc.  "local"
This local sole proprietor is locatged at 335 Mingo Road, Wexford, PA  15090 Phone 412-576-1917 (north of the city)

David Marko, Owner

Proforma Printing Plus

25 Vasquez Ave, San Francisco, CA  94127 Phone 415-504-7940  (primarily serves the CMU campus in Silcon Valley)

Ms. Patricia O'Neill, Owner

Scott Advertising Specialists "local"

This local company can be found at 715 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15221  Phone 412-241-2552 (Wilkinsburg neighborhood)

Jay Nathenson, Sales

Sir Speedy Printing and Marketing - Pittsburgh "local"

This woman owned company is locaged at 4573 Campbells Run Road, Pittsburgh, PA  15205  Phone 412-787-9898 (Robinson Township just west of the city)

Cindy Johnston, Owner


APPAREL SUPPLIERS  - Screen Printing and Embroidery (non-retail)

These licensed companies can source apparel for the internal university community that will be decorated through screen printing or emboridery

Each licensee below was granted a trademark license to supply approved merchandise to the on-campus community for internal use (not for resale).  Some of them are locally run family owned businesses while others are larger corporations with headquarters outside our region.  Companies headquartered in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area are distinguised with "PIT" after their name.   If you can't locate a specific supplier you are asked to contact the Trademark Licensing Office.

4Imprint, Inc. 
101 Commerce Street, Oshkosh, WI 54901 (p) 866-624-3694 Call the Corporate Office for Service
A-1 Screenprinting, LLC, d.b.a. Underground Printing  Headquarters: 260 Metty Drive, Suite G. Ann Arbor, MI  48103 (p)734-665-2692 Local retail store and office (Oakland near Pitt's campus) (p) 412-927-0201
Advertising Creations  "local"
1632 Pin Oak Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15237(North Hills) (p) 412-901-9079 Ms. Jen Ricciardelli - local contact 
A.G. Trimble Company "local"
801 McNeilly RoadPittsburgh, PA 15226 (Brookline) (p) 412-563-4090 Rick and Sandy Trimble - local contacts
Branded Solutions "local"
1455 Spring Garden AvenuePittsburgh, PA  15212-3711(Spring Garden)412-323-0560Geroge Swinston - local contact
Brucelli Advertising  
Century Sport "local" 115 East McMurray RoadMcMurray , PA  15317(South Hills)724-941-7105
Clayton Kendall, Inc. "local"
167 Dexter DriveMonroeville, PA  15146412-798-7120
Custom Ink  7902 Westpark DriveMcClean, VA  22102800-293-4232
FMG - Forbes Marketing Group 6 Merrill Industrial Drive, Unit 2, Hamption, NH  03842 Phone 800-332-1102Allison Marconi - Bourdon, Owner
Ignite CX - used to raise money
Jamar Park (Uniscan, Inc. d.b.a. Jamar Park) "local"
4207 Murray AvenuePittsburgh, PA 15217-2999412-422-7555
Light Brothers "local"
4680 Clairton BoulevardPittsburgh, PA  15236412-886-0300(Whitehall)Harry and Russ Kiefer - local contacts
Marko Promo, Inc.  "local"
335 Mingo RoadWexford, PA  15090412-576-1917David Marko - local contact
Proforma Printing Plus
  • 25 Vasquez AveSan Francisco, CA  94127.
  • (p) 415-504-7940Ms.
  • Patricia O'Neill - owner (primarily serves the CMU campus in Silcon Valley
Scott Advertising Specialists "local"
715 Penn Ave.Pittsburgh, PA  15221412-241-2552(Wilkinsburg)Jay Nathenson - local contact
Sir Speedy Printing and Marketing - Pittsburgh "local"
4573 Campbells Run RoadPittsburgh, PA  15205412-787-9898(Robinson Township)Cindy Johnston - local contact
Turtle Creek Sportswear "local"
1370 Frey RoadPittsburgh, PA  15235800-828-9856412-373-6811(Turtle Creek)Nicholas Wohlfarth - local contact
University Tees  13000 Athens Ave., Suite 100Lakewood, OH  44107.440-925-0407
Students seeking to raise money may want to consider using IGNTE CX (managed through our licensee Promoversity / RFQ LLC)

Licensed Engravers of Awards, Trophies, Plaques, etc.

AAA Engraving "local"
Pittsburgh Trophy & Sports "local"

Pittsburgh/South Western Pennsylvania based – small businesses, Mom and Pop’s, etc.

The following licensed suppliers are located in South Western Pennsylvania.

AAA Engraving

Engraver and supplier of awards, trophies and plaques.

This mother and son run company was granted its first license in 1996.

1042 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA  15219



A. G. Trimble Co.

Promotional Products distributor

This brother and sister owned company was granted its first  license in 1996.

801 McNeily Road, Pittsburgh, Pa 15226


Advertising  Creations

Promotional Products distributor

This sole proprietor/woman owned company was first granted a license in 2007.

1632 Pin Oak Drive, Pittsburgh, PA  15237


Century Sports

Athletic uniforms and equipment

This Peters Township based company was granted its first license in 2002.

115 East McMurray Road, McMurray , PA  15317



Clayton Kendall

Promotional Product distributor and screen printer

This family owned company was granted its first license in 2010.

167 Dexter Drive, Monroeville, PA  15146  and


Conboy Specialty Company

Promotional Product distributor

This family owned company was granted its first license in 1996.

4723 Doverdell Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15236


Jamar Park

Promotional Product distributor

This family run company was granted its first license in 1998.

4207 Murray Avenue,  Pittsburgh, PA  15217-2999


Light Brothers

Promotional Product distributor and screen printer

This family run company was granted its first license in 1996.

4680 Clairton Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA  15236


Marko Promo

Promotional Product distributor

This sole proprietor was first granted a license in 2013.

335 Mingo Road, Wexford, PA  15090


Pittsburgh Trophy Company

Engraver and supplier of awards, trophies and plaques.

This local company was granted its first license in 1996.

3225 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA  15201-1422


Proforma Multi-Media Marketing

Promotional Product distributor

This family run company was granted its first license in 2014.

141 Warwick Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15241


R. F. S. J. 

A University Store glass and ceramicwaresupplier   

This South Western Pennsylvania company was granted its first license in 1995.

654 West Main Street, Mt. Pleasant, PA  15666


Scott Advertising Specialists

Promotional Product distributor

This local company was granted its first license in 1996.

715 Penn Ave. Pittsburgh, PA  15221


Sir Speedy 7108, Inc. dba Sir Speedy Printing and Marketing, Pittsburgh

Promotional Product distributor

This Robinson Township company was granted its first license in 2013.

4573 Campbells Run Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15205


Swarmer Enterprises, Inc. d.b.a. Rapp's Packaging

Custom shopping bag supplier to the University Store

This woman owned company was granted its first license in 2006.

1035 New Castle St, Butler, PA 16001


Turtle Creek Sportswear

Apparel supplier, Screen printer and embroiderer

This family run company was granted its first license in 1996.

1370 Frey Road, Pittsburgh, 15235



This is the Master List of ALL Active Licensed Companies.  Most of these companies sell merchandise only to retail stores such as our campus run "University Store". Contact the Trademark Licensing Office if your supplier isn't listed below

  1. 4Imprint, Inc.   (since March 2012)
  2. A-1 Screen-printing d.b.a. Underground Printing   (since January 2009)
  3. AAA Engraving   (since June 14, 1996)
  4. Advertising Creations    (since November 2007)
  5. A.G. Trimble Company, The   (21 consecutive years since June 14, 1996)
  6. Antigua Enterpises   (since August 2003)
  7. Boathouse Row Sports   (August 1998)
  8. Artistic Solutions, LLC dba AP Branded Solutions  (21 consecutive years since June 14, 1996)
  9. Boxercraft, Inc.   (since April 2011)
  10. Brucelli Advertising Company   (since November 2004)
  11. BSN Sports, Inc.   (since October 2013)
  12. Camp David    (since October 2009)
  13. Caprise (International Licensee for Australia - June 9, 2015)
  14. CC Products   (16 consecutive years since August 2001)
  15. Century Sports   (since October 2002)
  16. Charles River Apparel   (Seven consecutive years since July 2010)
  17. Church Hill Classics   (17 consecutive years since February 2000)
  18. CI Sport, Inc.  (since October 2006)
  19. Clayton Kendall, Inc.   (seven consecutive years since October 2010)
  20. College Kids   (since January 2008)
  21. Commemorative Brands, Inc. (ArtCarve) (Balfour) (since June 1996)
  22. Computer Digital Imaging (CDI)    (since January 25, 2007)
  23. Conboy Specialty Co.   (since April 1996)
  24. CSI International   (since April 1996)
  25. Custom Ink (since July 2012)
  26. Cutter & Buck  (since July 2013)
  27. Davis Group of Companies Corp. (formerly R&G Office Products)   (since July 1999)
  28. Eglomise Designs   (since June 1996)
  29. For Bare Feet
  30. Four Pt. Products   (since June 1996)
  31. Framing Success - a Herf Jones company  (21 consecutive years since August 1996)
  32. GFSI, Inc. d.b.a. Gear for Sports and Under Armour   (21 consecutive years since April 1996)
  33. Hillfllint  (since April 2016)
  34. House of Doolittle, Ltd.   (since January 2004)
  35. JamarPark (since October 1998)
  36. J. America   (Since November 2000)
  37. Jardine   (15 consecutive years since July 2002
  38. Keyscaper   (since February 2013)
  39. Know-Wear by BP Design   (since Octoboer 1996)
  40. Kristy Blair Marking, LLC   (since September 2011)
  41. Lakeshirts, Inc. dba Blue 84  (since October 8, 2012)
  42. L & W Apparel  d.b.a. Legacy Apparel   (since April 1996)
  43. League Collegiate Outfitters, Inc.   (since February 1997)
  44. Levelwear (Accolade USA Inc.)  (since August 2015)
  45. Light Brothers   (since August 1996)
  46. LogoFit  (since May 2007)
  47. Marko Promo, Inc.    (since April 2013)
  48. Mascot Factory   (since December 2009)
  49. Midwest College Marketing (MCM)   (since August 2001)
  50. M.LaHart  (since July 1, 2017)
  51. Mr. Idea - Storm Duds Raingear   (since April 1996)
  52. MV Sport   (April 1996)
  53. Nordic Company, Inc.   (since April 1996)
  54. Ouray Sportswear, Inc.   (since August 2002)
  55. Pittsburgh Trophy Company   (20 consecutive years since June 1996)
  56. Prints Charming, LLC   (since December 2011)
  57. Proforma Printing Plus  (since March 2007)
  58. Promoversity   (since April 2012)
  59. Rapp's Packaging    (since October 2006)
  60. R.F.S.J.    (since October 1995)
  61. Roaring Spring Blank Book Company   (since July 2002)
  62. RUNSMART (Int'l License  - company in Australia since March 19, 2015)
  63. Russell Athletic   (since May 2007)
  64. Scott Advertising Specialists   (since June 1996)
  65. Sir Speedy   (since March 2013) 
  66. Spirit Products Ltd.   (since April 1996)
  67. Sport Fair   (since September 2007)
  68. Standard Chair of Gardner   (since March 2000)
  69. Stockdale Technologies  (since November 2012)
  70. Sutters Mill Specialties, Inc, dba LXG, Inc   (since October 2011)
  71. T-Shirt International   (since February 2007)
  72. Tailgate Sports Games, LLC. DBA Victory Tailgate (since March 2015)
  73. The Game, a division of Ashworth, Inc.   (since July 1999)
  74. TopSox a division of Four Star Brands, Inc. (since October 1998)
  75. Turtle Creek Sportswear   (since April 1996)
  76. Tuttle Marketing Services, Inc.   (since July 2013)
  77. University Blanket and Flag   (since March 1997) 
  78. University Frames   (since October 2006)
  79. University Tees   (since October 2007)
  80. Vantage Custom Classics   (since October 1997)
  81. Wendell August Forge  (since June 1, 2017)
  82. Wincraft (since June 2016)
  83. Winning Streak Sports   (May 2014) 
  84. Wool Felt Products d.b.a. Collegiate Pacific   (May 1997)

Suppliers in the Renewal Process

All licenses will expire on June 30 of each year  Check back frequnelty to learn if your supplier opted to renew their license.  Please contact the Trademark Licensing Office with any questions.    

 (non year to date)

Prospective New Licensed Suppliers

The following suppliers are interested in obtaining a first time license from Carnegie Mellon.  They currently are not active in our trademark licensing program.

Printers who have permission to use our marks on specific products 

Carnegie Mellon Printing Services

Minuteman Press

Special limited use / permission to use our trademarks

The suppliers listed here have been granted special permission, a onetime use or a limited-use (in length of time and scope) license to use our marks in FY19 (year ending June 30, 2019)
Campus Stop – Limited Use License July 28 to October 28, 2018
The suppliers listed here for information purposes only and cannot be used for general orders. They were given special permision to use our marks during the last fiscal year.  None of their licenses are active at this time. Questions should be sent to John Marano, Director of Trademark Licensing, The Trademark Licensing Office (412) 268-3904 or year to date)

You can find Carnegie Mellon University branded merchandise at the following retailers:
The Carnegie Mellon University Store - aka Bookstore aka University Store located in the Cohon University Center on the Pittsburgh campus at 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 or
Prep Sportswear at their on line campus shop
Boscovs department store in South Hill Village Mall
A Cross Reference

 Please check this list if you are unable to locate a specific supplier. You may know them by either their d.b.a. (doing business as) or a.k.a. (also known as) name.  

– A –

    A-1 Screen-printing d.b.a. Underground Printing
    A.A.A. Engraving (see Daniel Petruzzi)
    Advertising Creations  (see Susan Meneghini)
    American Pad & Paper, LLC a.k.a. AM PAD  (December 1999)
    American Thermoplastic (see Four Pt. Products)
    AM PAD ( December 1999) (see R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company)
    Antigua Enterprises (d.b.a. The Antigua Group)
    ArtCarve (division and brand of Commemorative Brands)
    Artistic Solutions, LLC dba AP Branded Solutions (formally Branded Solutions / Imagraphics)
    Augusta Sportswear (see Holloway Sportswear) 

– B –

    Balfour (division and brand of Commemorative Brands)
    BCS Apparel (see Branded Customer Sportswear, Inc.)
    Blanket The World, LLC     (aka R&R Associates of Wyckoff)
    Blue 84 (dba Lakeshirts, Inc.)
    Boathouse Row Sports, Ltd. aka Boathouse Sports
    Boathouse Sports (Boathouse Row Sports, Ltd.)
    Boxercraft, Inc, dba  Boxercraft and Jones & Mitchell Sportswear
    Branded Customer Sportswear, Inc.  dba BCS Apparel
    Branded Solutions (formerly Imagraphics) now known as Artistic Solutions, LLC dba AP Branded Solutions

– C –

    Campus Crystal Collection (a division of Glass Graphics)
    Carson Specialties (see Carson Industries)
    Carson Industries, LLC (dba Carson Specialties)
    C.B.I. (a.k.a. Commemorative Brands Inc.) (see ArtCarve and Balfour)
    CC Products (aka Champion Custom Products - formerly Champion - see also GFSI and Hanes Brand)
    CDI (a.k.a. Computer Digital Imaging)
    Collegiate Pacific (see Wool Felt Products)
    Commemorative Brands, Inc. (a.k.a. as CBI and parent company of ArtCarve and Balfour)
    Computer Digital Imaging (a.k.a. CDI)
    CS & DL Marketing, LLC (dba YRI Collegiate aka YRI Custom Designs)

 – D –

     Daniel Petruzzi (d.b.a. A.A.A. Engraving)
    Davis Group of Companies Corp. (formerly d.b.a. R&G Office Products)

    Delta Apparel Company (see M.J. Soffe d.b.a. Soffe)
    DP Design (see Know-Wear By DP Design)

 – E –

    Esselte Corp (formally known as Ampad (See R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company) 

 – F –

    Flying Colors (see Global Fashion Workds)
    Four Pt. Products (a div. of American Thermoplastic)
    Four Star Brands, Inc. (see Top Socks)
    Framing Success (a div. of Herff Jones, Inc.)
– G –
    Gear (see G.F.S.I. and Hanes Brand)
    GFSI, Inc. d.b.a. Gear for Sports, Under Armour, and Champion (See also Hanes Brand)
    Glass Graphics  (see Campus Crystal Collection)
    Global Fashion Works (dba Flying Colors)
    Golf Time LLC (d.b.a.TeamGolf)

– H –

    Hanes Brand (see also GFSI, Gear for Sports and Champion)
    Herff Jones (see also Framing Success)
    Holloway Sportswear (see Augusta Sportswear)  

– I –

    Identification Systems, Inc. (dba Laser Creations)
    Imagraphics (former name of Branded Solutions see also Artistic Solutions)
    Imperial a division of Paramount Apparel International, Inc.

 – J –

    Jamar Park (see also Uniscan, Inc.)
    Jansport  (see also VF)
    Jardine Associates (see also Marrinan & Associates LLC.)
    Jim Zaccone Photography
    JL Design Enterprises (dba JL Racing)
    Jones & Mitchell Sportswear  (acquired by Boxercraft in 2011)  
– K –

     Keyscaper (see Strategic Printing & Manufacturing Solutions, Inc)
     Know-Wear By DP Design

– L –

    L & W Apparel (d.b.a. Legacy Apparel)
    Lakeshirts, Inc. (see also Blue 84)
    Laser Creations (see Identification Systems, Inc.)
    Laser Magic (see Laser Creations)
    Legacy Apparel (see L & W Apparel)
    LXG, Inc (see Sutters Mill Specialties, Inc.)

– M –

    Marrinan & Associates LLC. (see also Jardine)
    MCM Group (a.k.a. Midwest College Marketing Group)
    Merge Left (see Imperial Headwear, Inc.)
    Midwest College Marketing Group, Inc.   (see MCM Group)         
    Mr. Idea d.b.a Storm Duds Raingear

 – N –

    New Agenda by Perrin (see Perrin Souvenir, Inc.)
    Nodland Investment Corp (d.b.a. Prints Charming, LLC)

 – O –

     (Oxford America licensor of RFQ LLC ) (see also Proversity)

 – P –

    Paramount Apparel International, Inc. (see Imperial) 
    Perrin (d.b.a. New Agenda)
    Perrin Souvenir, Inc. (same as Perrin and New Agenda)
    Pine Decals (also known as PPS, Inc.)
    PPS Inc. (also known as Pine Decals)
    Prep Sportswear (see Sportswear)
    Prints Charming, LLC (see Nodland Investment Corp)
    Promoversity (see also RFQ LLC and Oxford America)

– R –

    R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (DBA Tops Products) (Bought the Esselte Corporation which was formally known as AM PAD)
    R&G Office Products (currently known as Davis Group of Companies Corp.)
    R&R Associates of Wyckoff (DBA Blanket The World, LLC) 
    RFQ LLC (DBA Promoversity and licensee of Oxford America)
    Roaring Spring Blank Book Company

– S –
    Sir Speedy 7108 (dba Sir Speedy Printing and Marketing - Pittsburgh)
    Sportswear (dba Prep Sportswear)
    Storm Duds Raingear (see Mr. Idea)
    Strategic Printing & Manufacturing Solutions, Inc (DBA Keyscaper) 
    Susan Meneghini  (d.b.a. Advertising Creations)
    Sutters Mill Specialties, Inc, dba LXG, Inc

– T –
    Tailgate Sports Games, LLC. (dba Victory Tailgate)
    The Antigua Group (see Antigua Enterperises)
    TeamGolf  (see Golf Time)
    The Game (a division of Ashworth, Inc.)
    Thomas Healy (DBA GbA God bless America Oval)
    Tops Products (see R.R. Donnelley & Sons) 
    Top Sox    (a brand and sub division of Four Star Brands, Inc.)
    T-Shirt International (a.k.a. TSI)   
    TSI (a.k.a. T-Shirt International)

– U –

    Under Armour (see also G.F.S.I.)
    Underground Printing (see A-1 Screenprinting)
    Uniscan, Inc.  (d.b.a. Jamar Park)  

– V –
    Vanity Fair Outdoor Inc. (see also JanSport)
    Vesi Inc. (see C.S. Crable)
    Victory Tailgate (see Tailgate Sports Games, LLC.)
    VF (a.k.a. Vanity Fair)

– W –

    Wool Felt Products (see Collegiate Pacific)
- Y -
    YRI Collegiate aka YRI Custom Designs (see CS & DL Marketing, LLC)