American was founded in 1981 in Glenwood, Minnesota, and has evolved into a leading distributor, providing our customers with print, promotional products, marketing collateral, fulfillment, digital solutions, e-commerce, and more. Despite our growth in technology, resources and sales, we maintain our grassroots attitude by operating as the only large employee-owned distributorship in the industry. This results in a team of personally invested employees that care for our customers’ branding, spend, and creative reach to help achieve their goals. As a valued customer, you’ll become part of our family. With over 7,000 suppliers nationwide and 800 sales associates and support staff, American is your connection to a solid network of people and possibilities.