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 5,500 consumer products in our manufacturing facilities in Florida, Virginia, Wisconsin and Asia, and over 100 manufacturing and distribution partners around the globe.

Our more than 600,000 square feet of owned, domestic manufacturing and warehousing capacity in the U.S. is conveniently located near some of the country’s busiest seaports for efficient distribution to our customers around the world.

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