Our History & Customers

Our History & Customers

Our History


With product lines whose histories stretch all the way back to 1878, Advantus Corp. is a diverse consumer products company comprised of five operating divisions, each of which contain a family of related businesses and product lines:

  • Office Products
  • Craft & Hobby Products
  • Home & Office Organization
  • Pool & Recreation Products
  • Luggage & Tactical Products

We manufacture and distribute over 7,000 products in our manufacturing facilities in Florida, Virginia, Wisconsin and Asia, and over 100 manufacturing and distribution partners around the globe. Our 500,000 square feet of owned, domestic manufacturing and warehousing capacity in Florida is conveniently located near two of the busiest seaports in the U.S.

This tremendous capacity, combined with that of our strategic partners around the U.S., enables us to take these families of products and distribute them to a diverse set of key customer partners.

We sell to all major accounts in the office, craft and hobby, drug and grocery, military and mass and discount retail channels, including: