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The History of Merchandising Inventives

In Chicago, 1946. Sol Berger, the founder of Merchandising Inventives, gained national recognition with his "Display Mobiles", the first hanging free-motion displays ever used in retail stores. Mr. Berger pioneered the idea of utilizing the ceiling of retail stores as an important facet of advertising.

Mr. Berger's ingenious P.O.P. advertising ideas were recognized by POPAI when he was inducted into the "P.O.P. Hall of Fame" in 1999. Even today, advertisers who are searching for creative placement of their in-store display promotions are realizing what an integral part the ceiling plays in their campaigns.

Today, Merchandising Inventives, Inc. has grown to become a leading supplier of P.O.P. merchandising systems and accessories to retailers, brand marketers, ad agencies, display companies and printers. Our products include sign holders, stock corrugated displays, literature holders, shelf-edge labeling systems, display hardware, ceiling display systems and a variety of product merchandisers including merchandising strips, suction cups, acrylic displays and display hooks.

Our primary areas of expertise include design, engineering, manufacturing, and fulfillment of Point-Of-Purchase hardware, accessories and displays.

Merchandising Inventives engineering/design department will take your project specifications and develop a product to meet your requirements.

Based on the specific application, our production experts identify the best resources to meet our customers' needs for quality, price and delivery. Our primary manufacturing processes include: plastic molding and fabrication die cutting and metal/wire fabrication. MI also provides custom cutting of finished goods, custom bagging/kitting of components and merchandising kits, and inventory and warehousing of your custom or stock merchandising products.

We are dedicated to achieving the same goal we had in 1946: "Superior Customer Service." Our knowledgeable customer service department is here to serve you from our corporate headquarters in Buffalo Grove, IL. We will provide you with what you need, every time, with the quality you expect. We offer same day shipping for most in-stock items. If we don't have what you need, we will source it for you or quickly design and deliver.

With over 70 years in the P.O.P. industry, Merchandising Inventives can offer you our quality products, superior customer service, design, and on-time delivery. Merchandising Inventives, Inc. prides itself to being the best P.O.P. company in the business.