Carnegie Mellon University

Current Licensed Supplier List

November 8, 2017

The suppliers listed below have been granted trademark licensing agreements giving them permission to use our logos for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018

Some of Carnegie Mellon University's trademark licensed suppliers (licensees) sell merchandise to our bookstore, our campus departments and student organizations while some sell to 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)

https://cmustores.ignitecx.com/?id=6ece8d39-29af-4df2-bb79-582441146024

PROMOTIONAL PRODUCTS (Advertising Specialty Products)

These distributors plus the Carnegie Mellon University owned and operated campus 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.

They have been granted a trademark license to supply approved merchandise to the on-campus community for internal use (not for resale)  Licensees with headquarters in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area are designated with "PIT" after their name.    If you can't located a specific supplier you are asked to contact the Trademark Licensing Office.  

4Imprint, Inc.

101 Commerce Street

Oshkosh, WI  54901

866-624-3694

Call the Corporate Office for orders

Advertising Creations  PIT

1632 Pin Oak Drive

Pittsburgh, PA  15237

(North Hills)

412-837-2713

Ms. Jen Ricciardelli - local contact 

A.G. Trimble Company PIT

801 McNeilly Road

Pittsburgh, PA  15226

(Brookline)

412-563-4090

Rick and Sandy Trimble - local contacts and owners

Branded Solutions PIT

1455 Spring Garden Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA  15212-3711

(Spring Garden)

412-323-0560

Geroge Swinston - local contact

Carnegie Mellon University Store  PIT

Cohon University Center

5000 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA  15213

Amy Daly (412) 268-2968

Mike Schiavone 412) 268-2966

Clayton Kendall, Inc. PIT

167 Dexter Drive

Monroeville, PA  15146

412-798-7120

Conboy Specialty Co. PIT

4723 Doverdell Drive

Pittsburgh, PA  15236

412-882-7919

Kevin Conboy - local contact & owner

Jamar Park (Uniscan, Inc. d.b.a. Jamar Park) PIT

4207 Murray Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217-2999

412-422-7555

Light Brothers #P

4680 Clairton Boulevard

Pittsburgh, PA  15236

412-886-0300

(Whitehall)

Harry and Russ Kiefer - local contacts and owners

Marko Promo, Inc.  PIT

335 Mingo Road

Wexford, PA  15090

412-576-1917

David Marko - local contact and owner

Proforma Printing Plus

25 Vasquez Ave

San Francisco, CA  94127

415-504-7940

Ms. Patricia O'Neill - owner

(primarily serves the CMU campus in Silcon Valley)

Scott Advertising Specialists PIT

715 Penn Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA  15221

412-241-2552

(Wilkinsburg)

Jay Nathenson - local contact

Sir Speedy Printing and Marketing - Pittsburgh PIT

4573 Campbells Run Road

Pittsburgh, PA  15205

412-787-9898

(Robinson Township)

Cindy Johnston - local contact and 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

866-624-3694

Call the Corporate Office for Service

A-1 Screenprinting, LLC, d.b.a. Underground Printing 

Headquarters:

260 Metty Drive, Suie G

Ann Arbor, MI  48103

734-665-2692

Local:

(Oakland near Pitt's campus)

412-927-0201

Advertising Creations  PIT

1632 Pin Oak Drive

Pittsburgh, PA  15237

(North Hills)

412-837-2713

Ms. Jen Ricciardelli - local contact 

A.G. Trimble Company PIT

801 McNeilly Road

Pittsburgh, PA  15226

(Brookline)

412-563-4090

Rick and Sandy Trimble - local contacts

Branded Solutions PIT

1455 Spring Garden Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA  15212-3711

(Spring Garden)

412-323-0560

Geroge Swinston - local contact

Century Sport PIT

 

115 East McMurray Road

McMurray , PA  15317

(South Hills)

724-941-7105

Clayton Kendall, Inc. PIT

167 Dexter Drive

Monroeville, PA  15146

412-798-7120

Conboy Specialty Co. PIT

4723 Doverdell Drive

Pittsburgh, PA  15236

412-882-7919

Kevin Conboy - local contact

Custom Ink 

7902 Westpark Drive

McClean, VA  22102

800-293-4232

Ignite CX - used to raise money

https://cmustores.ignitecx.com

Jamar Park (Uniscan, Inc. d.b.a. Jamar Park) PIT

4207 Murray Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217-2999

412-422-7555

Light Brothers PIT

4680 Clairton Boulevard

Pittsburgh, PA  15236

412-886-0300

(Whitehall)

Harry and Russ Kiefer - local contacts

Marko Promo, Inc.  PIT

335 Mingo Road

Wexford, PA  15090

412-576-1917

David Marko - local contact

Proforma Printing Plus

25 Vasquez Ave

San Francisco, CA  94127

415-504-7940

Ms. Patricia O'Neill - owner

(primarily serves the CMU campus in Silcon Valley

Scott Advertising Specialists PIT

715 Penn Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA  15221

412-241-2552

(Wilkinsburg)

Jay Nathenson - local contact

Sir Speedy Printing and Marketing - Pittsburgh PIT

4573 Campbells Run Road

Pittsburgh, PA  15205

412-787-9898

(Robinson Township)

Cindy Johnston - local contact

Turtle Creek Sportswear PIT

1370 Frey Road

Pittsburgh, PA  15235

800-828-9856

412-373-6811

(Turtle Creek)

Nicholas Wohlfarth - local contact

University Tees 

13000 Athens Ave., Suite 100

Lakewood, 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
(licensee since June 1996)

1042 Fifth Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

412-281-7756

Daniel and Alberta Petruzzi, owners

 

(licensee since 1996)
3225 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
412-261-4376
Keith Nellis, owner
 

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

 

412-281-7756

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

www.agtrimble.com

412-563-4090

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

www.advertising-creations.com

412-837-2713

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

 

724-941-7105

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

www.claytonkendall.com  and

www.rushimprint.com

412-798-7120

Conboy Specialty Company

Promotional Product distributor

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

4723 Doverdell Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15236

www.conboyspecialty.com/

412-882-7919

Jamar Park

Promotional Product distributor

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

4207 Murray Avenue,  Pittsburgh, PA  15217-2999

www.jamarpark.com

412-422-7555

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

www.lightbrs.com

412-886-0300

Marko Promo

Promotional Product distributor

This sole proprietor was first granted a license in 2013.

335 Mingo Road, Wexford, PA  15090

www.markopromo.espwebsite.com

412-576-1917

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

www.pittsburghtrophy.com

412-261-4376

Proforma Multi-Media Marketing

Promotional Product distributor

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

141 Warwick Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15241

www.proforma-mmm.com

412-595-7892

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 

www.rfsj.com

724-547-4457

Scott Advertising Specialists

Promotional Product distributor

This local company was granted its first license in 1996.

715 Penn Ave. Pittsburgh, PA  15221

scottadvspec.com

412-241-2552

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

www.sirspeedywest.com

412-787-9898

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

www.rappspackaging.com

724-482-2233

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

www.ETURTLECREEK.com

412-373-6811

MASTER LIST

The Following is the Master List of ALL Active Licensed Suppliers -Most sell only to retail stores such as our campus run "University Store". 

  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. Four Pt. Products   (since June 1996)
  30. Framing Success - a Herf Jones company  (21 consecutive years since August 1996)
  31. GFSI, Inc. d.b.a. Gear for Sports and Under Armour   (21 consecutive years since April 1996)
  32. Hillfllint  (since April 2016)
  33. House of Doolittle, Ltd.   (since January 2004)
  34. JamarPark (since October 1998)
  35. J. America   (Since November 2000)
  36. Jardine   (15 consecutive years since July 2002
  37. Keyscaper   (since February 2013)
  38. Know-Wear by BP Design   (since Octoboer 1996)
  39. Kristy Blair Marking, LLC   (since September 2011)
  40. Lakeshirts, Inc. dba Blue 84  (since October 8, 2012)
  41. L & W Apparel  d.b.a. Legacy Apparel   (since April 1996)
  42. League Collegiate Outfitters, Inc.   (since February 1997)
  43. Levelwear (Accolade USA Inc.)  (since August 2015)
  44. Light Brothers   (since August 1996)
  45. LogoFit  (since May 2007)
  46. Marko Promo, Inc.    (since April 2013)
  47. Mascot Factory   (since December 2009)
  48. Midwest College Marketing (MCM)   (since August 2001)
  49. M.LaHart  (since July 1, 2017)
  50. Mr. Idea - Storm Duds Raingear   (since April 1996)
  51. MV Sport   (April 1996)
  52. Nordic Company, Inc.   (since April 1996)
  53. Ouray Sportswear, Inc.   (since August 2002)
  54. Pittsburgh Trophy Company   (20 consecutive years since June 1996)
  55. Prints Charming, LLC   (since December 2011)
  56. Proforma Printing Plus  (since March 2007)
  57. Promoversity   (since April 2012)
  58. Rapp's Packaging    (since October 2006)
  59. R.F.S.J.    (since October 1995)
  60. Roaring Spring Blank Book Company   (since July 2002)
  61. RUNSMART (Int'l License  - company in Australia since March 19, 2015)
  62. Russell Athletic   (since May 2007)
  63. Scott Advertising Specialists   (since June 1996)
  64. Sir Speedy   (since March 2013) 
  65. Spirit Products Ltd.   (since April 1996)
  66. Sport Fair   (since September 2007)
  67. Standard Chair of Gardner   (since March 2000)
  68. Stockdale Technologies  (since November 2012)
  69. Sutters Mill Specialties, Inc, dba LXG, Inc   (since October 2011)
  70. T-Shirt International   (since February 2007)
  71. Tailgate Sports Games, LLC. DBA Victory Tailgate (since March 2015)
  72. The Game, a division of Ashworth, Inc.   (since July 1999)
  73. TopSox a division of Four Star Brands, Inc. (since October 1998)
  74. Turtle Creek Sportswear   (since April 1996)
  75. Tuttle Marketing Services, Inc.   (since July 2013)
  76. University Blanket and Flag   (since March 1997) 
  77. University Frames   (since October 2006)
  78. University Tees   (since October 2007)
  79. Vantage Custom Classics   (since October 1997)
  80. Wendell August Forge  (since June 1, 2017)
  81. Wincraft (since June 2016)
  82. Winning Streak Sports   (May 2014) 
  83. 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 FY18

(non year to date)

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 Marano@andrew.cmu.edu.

(non year to date)

Retailers
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  http://bookstore.web.cmu.edu/home.aspx
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)