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One Source Industries Promotions Selected as Kia Motors America Branded Merchandise Program Supplier.

Supports entire program, from product and promotion to ordering and shipping

IRVINE, Calif. -- One Source Industries Promotions (OSIP), a division of One Source Industries (OSI), a leading provider of global supply chain management solutions, point-of-purchase displays, product packaging and turnkey corporate brand extension and custom promotions, today announced that it has been selected as the "Kia Gear" branded merchandise program supplier for Kia Motors America (KMA), one of the fastest growing auto brands in the U.S.

OSIP will assist KMA by managing all elements of its new "Kia Gear" branded merchandise program. The program includes a fully-functional, secure e-commerce website available for dealers, employees and consumers, a full-color printed catalog which includes both in-stock and custom-order promotional products and apparel, and quarterly email blasts announcing special pricing and new products. OSIP will also provide a dedicated customer-service team for Kia Gear's toll-free phone ordering and support functions, as well as sales support at corporate meetings and events.

"Promotional products are a key element of our integrated marketing program and One Source Industries offers a wide range of promotional products and apparel, great service and competitive pricing," said Valerie McMahon, Auto Shows and Merchandising Manager for Kia Motors America. "We are excited about this new program and its ability to increase awareness and recognition of the Kia brand."

"We are very pleased to be selected by Kia Motors America to provide all that is required for this important branding program, from promotional products and apparel to website and phone ordering and support. Being selected by one of the leading global automotive manufacturers is a great win for OSIP," said Michelle Mancini, National Sales Account Manager for OSIP.

"We believe our ability to provide fully integrated customer-focused solutions is the driving force behind our growth in the company-store space. The Kia contract builds on our recently announced relationship with Choice Hotels as a qualified vendor for their promotional products. We look forward to continuing to grow our presence in this market," said Joe Baksha, President and CEO of OSI.

About Kia Motors America

Kia Motors America is the marketing and distribution arm of Kia Motors Corporation based in Seoul, South Korea. KMA offers a complete line of vehicles through more than 755 dealers throughout the United States and serves as the "Official Automotive Partner of the NBA." In 2011, KMA recorded its best-ever annual sales total and became one of the fastest growing car companies in the U.S. Kia is poised to continue its momentum and will continue to build the brand through design innovation, quality, value, advanced safety features and new technologies.

Information about Kia Motors America and its full vehicle line-up is available at its website - www.kia.com. For media information, including photography, visit www.kiamedia.com.

About One Source Industries Promotions

One Source Industries Promotions, LLC (OSIP) is a division of One Source Industries (OSI), one of the nation's premier producers of award-winning point-of-purchase displays, custom packaging solutions and promotional programs. OSI services include strategic input, planning, concept, design, sourcing, manufacturing, testing, assembly, packaging, installation, measurement, warehousing, fulfillment and logistics, as well as promotional products. In addition to its Irvine, California, headquarters, other OSI facilities are located in Bentonville, Arkansas; Chicago, Illinois; Memphis, Tennessee; New York, New York and Hong Kong. For more information, please visit: www.onesourceind.com or www.osipromotions.com.
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