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DARD Products is certified as a women's business enterprise by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation's largest third-party certifier of the businesses owned and operated by women in the U.S. We recognize the commitment to supplier diversity that is embraced by corporations and government agencies today and we can add diversity to your supply chain. 

Our History:

DARD Products is a family-owned business with three generations serving the promotional products industry. DARD Products was founded in 1946 by Jack Shevin out of the family garage and offered four styles of hot-stamped plastic key tags. DARD Products is now headquartered in Evanston, IL with over 100,000 square feet (including 2 off-site warehouses), with a product offering of more than 500 items, and over 200 full-time employees. DARD Products is proud to be a union factory.

We are one out of three suppliers in the industry who are WBENC-Certified. This positions us to become a valuable resource for your clients yearly spending goals. Success in supplier diversity is no accident. It requires planning and creativity to ensure success. 

Not only that we also have over 70 years of experience in sourcing custom products. Long lasting relationships with audited factories enables us to provide to you an unparalleled advantage when meeting your clients promotional product needs.

From initial ideation to creation we are your one stop shop for all of your promotional product needs. 

Awards:

  • PPAI Global Board Member, 2007, 2008
  • Bonni Shevin-Sandy Counselor Magazine’s Power 50 List 2008
  • ASI Top 40 Supplier Award, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
  • PPAI Supplier Star Award, 5 consecutive years
  • PMDM Top 50 Supplier Award, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Counselors ASI Board Member, 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Incentive Marketing Award for Dard Design’s Choose-Cruise Reward program, 2005
  • ASI Multi-Million Dollar Roundtable, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Bonni Shevin-Sandy, VP DARD Design ASI Entrepreneur of the Year, 2004
  • Spirit Awards for Top Ten Fastest Growing Suppliers, 2003
  • Spirit Awards for Largest Supplier Growth; Over $20 Million, 2002
  • Supplier Family Business of the Year, 2001
  • PPAI: Supplier Achievement Gold Award, 2 consecutive years

We work with you:

  • Sampling programs
  • Customized marketing materials
  • Dedicated customer service and sales reps
  • EQP pricing and competitive price matching
  • Exclusive specials
  • Unlimited catalogs