Company starts by designing and producing “cardboard standees” for automotive dealership showrooms. Ford becomes our first client.
Automotive parts, tires, and accessory merchandising grows with our Ford Parts Store in-dealership launch. Eventually over 700 dealers participate.
Toyota joins forces with us to create the Toyota Parts Center Program, which includes
fixtures, dealership training seminars and displays.
Sherwin-Williams selects us as the winner in its competition to create the next color selector system called, “ColorAnswers.” This merchandiser was a gigantic step forward in color selection.
Company spins off a non-POP side business to focus exclusively on in-store merchandising. The company’s name is changed to Innovative Marketing Solutions, Inc.
Innovative’s work scope grows into the heavy-duty truck category by adding Daimler Trucks North America and Navistar International to its client mix. Innovative becomes proficient in managing all installations in dealerships.
Overseas manufacturing comes
on-line via a newly-vetted Asian Partnership Alliance/Network that Innovative built from scratch.
ColorSnap Studio is awarded the POPAI/Globalshop Best Display of the Year Award for Permanent Display Merchandising! We also won a Gold!
Innovative is named one of the
“Top 50 POP Companies in North America” for the first time!
The Northwest Sales Office is opened in Oregon to better service audio and electronic-based client’s needs.
Innovative opens LA office to better
serve our West Coast clients’ needs.
Paint displays start to become a core competency. Our work leads to being positioned as a key partner to The Glidden Paint Company for the next 20 years.
Innovative celebrates 63 years of providing merchandising solutions to top companies in the USA and abroad.
We take our relationships seriously and work hard to earn the trust of our clients, our supplier partners, and our team members.
Respect, ingenuity, integrity, and forthrightness are traits we value in the teams we build.
- Ben van Amerongen, President
We have been helping our clients excel at retail outlets for more than 60 years.
Our culture is built on performance, integrity, and teamwork. Clear communication is at the heart of our successful business model. Continuous learning and improvement promote fresh ideas and guarantees a thorough approach.
We pride ourselves on our history of successful relationships, and we look forward to many more years of creating impactful shopping experiences. Longevity counts.