Why Senator?

1. Heritage

Our blend of 95 YEARS’ experience, integrity, creativity and future-orientated zeal makes us the ultimate promotional partner for any brand. A member of the Merz Group in Frankfurt (1908). senator® Global was founded in 1920 and operates in 88+ countries worldwide. senator® UK & Ireland was established over 30 years ago (1983).

2. Centre of Excellence

senator® pens is based in Harlow and is the only purpose built pen printing facility in the U.K. We were appointed the CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE by our parent company as a group training environment, as well as being a primary location for the bpma’s education programme.

3. Made in Germany

Our products are a harmony of premium German craftsmanship, contemporary elegance & reliable functionality. With senator® you have the assurance of continuity from an established manufacturer; it’s brand ‘TRUST & GO’.

4. Quality & Certification

YOU’RE SAFE with senator®. If inferior quality promotional material can damage your brand just  think of the risk you are taking by buying products that fail to meet regulatory compliance! ALL senator® pens are REACH, BSCI, ISO 9001 and 14001 accredited, and we are of course Sedex registered and compliant. We have a transparent supply chain and a fully operational CSR programme. Company and product–specific certification is available for all end-user requirements. 

5. Longevity

In advertising terms, senator® deliver the best ‘OTS’ (opportunities-to-see) in the promotional pen world. The continuous brand impact is unrivalled, making renewals very straight forward.

6. We Manufacture

Our pens and refills are not imports from the Far East – WE MANUFACTURE – all senator® plastic pens and refills are manufactured by us at our Technology Centre in Germany using state of the art machinery which has the capacity and flexibility to deal with a wide, constantly developing range.

7. Awards

We continuously strive to raise customer service standards and invest in new technologies which grow and push the promotional industry forward. Since 2006 we have been awarded 55 ACCOLADES for service excellence and we are the only promotional pen manufacturer to win awards for product design.

8. We Are Green

Every senator® plastic pen is green. Our pens are manufactured using WATER POWER – our plant is powered by the River Main in Germany. We have the lowest carbon footprint of any promotional pen on the market; 100% of the components of our plastic pens are non-airfreighted. All our plastic pens contain part-recycled material and our recycled barrels are genuinely recycled (95%). senator®’s Eco BIO-DEGRADABLE range
offers fascinating surfaces and a sustainable promise.

9. Free Visuals & Samples

We provide FREE visuals so that your customer can view their logos on a range of solutions before they are produced. Physical samples are free and delivered next day – simply order by 3 pm!

1o. Widest Print Options

We offer the widest choice of print options; 360°  Full colour, Full wrap, UV print, Screen printing, Pad printing, Xtreme branding, Laser engraving and now  a WORLD WIDE EXCLUSIVE only available from senator® – our High Definition Digital Print – a new  way of printing that delivers a raised 3-D like surface.

11. Quality & Durability

Customers will enjoy a comfortable writing experience with senator®’s magic flow refill. Added to which, our G2 pens contain up to 16 TIMES more ink that our competitors.

12. Style, Colour & Choice

30+ gorgeous pen families for every image and every budget; we are the only pen manufacturer to bring new products to the market, year-on-year. With 50 fantastic colours as standard on some pen lines and over 1,000,000 amazing colour combinations with our mix&match service, the possibilities are ENDLESS, but if it happens to be that your desired colour is not in our colour table, we will fulfil your needs with our PANTONE MATCHING SERVICE (PMS).

13. Fast & Flexible Delivery

Our market leading range of fast turnaround services ensures you receive the product you want when your client wants it. We offer COMPLETE order fulfilment, distribution and storage (for call-offs/schemes etc.).

14. Specialised Staff

Our dedicated and experienced Account Managers provide free consultancy, creative practical PRODUCT SOLUTIONS and a full product management service. Central to our ethos is our Customer Service team who are attentive, supportive and responsive and available to you at all times. In fact, we were the first company in the industry to introduce dedicated personnel to our customers.

15. Trade Exclusive

We are a Trade Exclusive supplier, NO EXCEPTIONS. Our customers are promotional merchandise distributors who we are dedicated to supporting with high quality marketing materials and strategic brand building.

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