After some negotiations, I’m pleased to announce that giftsforengineers.com has gained exclusive rights to sell some of Roger Penwill’s cartoons on merchandise. He’s a fabulous cartoonist based out of the UK, and we’re very excited to see his stuff on our t-shirts. Thanks, Roger! The full press release is below.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Giftsforengineers.com Obtains Exclusive Rights to Sell Cartoonist Roger Penwill’s Merchandise
CINCINNATI, OH (July 24, 2007)
Giftsforengineers.com is happy to announce an exclusive licensing arrangement with Roger Penwill, renowned science and engineering cartoonist based in the UK. Giftsforengineers.com will now be able to sell merchandise such as t-shirts, coffee mugs, and such featuring Penwill’s cartoons.
“We are always looking for unique items that appeal specifically to engineers; gifts you can’t just pick up anywhere. Our new arrangement with Roger Penwill allows us to bring his humor and artistic talent to those individuals in search of gifts for their hard-to-buy-for engineers,” says Elizabeth Naramore, Vice President, Web Development. “We are very excited about this line of products we are able to offer, and we’re sure it will not only help our customers provide excellent gifts, but it will significantly impact our core business as well.”
About Roger Penwill
Roger Penwill was a regular cartoonist for CADalyst magazine for many years, having previously provided cartoons for A/E/C Systems’ Computer Solutions magazine. His cartoon collections have been published in the USA, China and UK. In the UK, his works have appeared in The Times, Financial Times, Sunday Telegraph, The Countryman and specialist publications. He has also done work for Autodesk, Inc. and Bentley Motors, as well as providing cartoons for commercial calendars, greetings cards, Christmas cards and books.
Roger became UK President of the Federation of Cartoonists Organisation (FECO) in 1999 and FECO President General 2001-2005. He currently acts as the FECO Vice-President General. He is also a member of the British Cartoonists Association, the Cartoonist Club of Great Britain, and a founder member of the new Professional Cartoonists Organisation. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA). Roger also is the orginator and Chairman of an International Cartoon Festival held annually in Shrewsbury, UK, since 2004.
Giftsforengineers.com has been in operation 2001 and has since increased it’s product offering to over 350 unique items for engineers and techies of all types. It is operated by Inflection Point, Inc., a privately owned company based in Cincinnati, Ohio. Giftsforengineers.com has been featured in The Cincinnati Enquirer and The Dallas Morning News.
Vice President, Web Development
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