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Why does a Match Burn More Quickly when Held Downward?

Why does a Match Burn More Quickly when Held Downward? A match will burn more quickly when facing downward. Why does a match burn more quickly when facing downward? When lighting a birthday candle, it is very convenient to use a long match to light the candle, but [...]

Why does a Match Burn More Quickly when Held Downward?

15 Reasons to use Custom Matchbooks

15 Reasons to Use Custom Matchbooks Here are 15 reasons to use custom matchbooks for your most productive company promo item. Custom matchbooks pack quite a punch! Even if you don’t run a business that complements matches, they are an affordable, powerful, and easy promo item to keep on hand. [...]

15 Reasons to use Custom Matchbooks

What is so Special about a Cigar Match?

What is so Special about a Cigar Match? Usually, you light a cigar using a match.  But what is so special about the "cigar match" that comes with the box of cigars you just purchased? Of course, lighting a cigar with a lighter is faster and easier, but lighting a [...]

What is so Special about a Cigar Match?

Made in America! Really?

Made in America! About 80 percent of American consumers say they would rather buy an American-made product than an imported one, according to a recent Consumer Reports survey. More than 60 percent say they’re willing to pay 10 percent more for something made in America rather than the same item [...]

Made in America! Really?

In the Beginning, There were Matchbooks

The Beginning of Matchbooks Matchbooks had a humble beginning in the early 1890's when they were first used as an advertising medium in the theater industry. Almost since the time of its invention in 1892, the matchbook has played an important role in the history of the American promotional products [...]

In the Beginning, There were Matchbooks

Match Product Safety

Match Product Safety Responsible and safe sourcing is important today.  Many match product suppliers and distributors care deeply about the products they provide to their customers and clients.  Of course, the varied concerns depend on the product category and the intended audience.  As we are committed to the product safety [...]

Match Product Safety

Are you a Phillumenist?

Do you like to collect keepsakes to remind you of a special trip or another happy time? If you do, and your memorabilia of choice is matchbooks, then you might be a Phillumenist, a collector of matchbooks and matchboxes. Collectors love to compare notes and share details about their collections.  [...]

Are you a Phillumenist?

How to Light a Candle Without a Match or Lighter

How to Light a Candle Without a Match or Lighter It's a good idea to have several candles on hand in case of a power failure, but they aren't much good if you can't light them. Never fear -- there are at least three easy ways to light a candle [...]

How to Light a Candle Without a Match or Lighter

Why Matches are Better than Lighters

Why are Matches Better Than Lighters? Why are matches a better investment than lighters? We’ve all been there. You need to light a candle, a cigarette, or you’re camping and you want to start a fire. So you ask someone for a light and they hand you this: A lighter. [...]

Why Matches are Better than Lighters

Promotional Matchbox Giveaways

Promotional Matchbox Giveaways Every restaurant and bar marketing campaign begins with acknowledging that organizations need to do more. Promotional matchbox giveaways are one of the best ways to increase your current customers' sales. More advertising, more public relations, more conferences, more emails.  But which campaign will be the most profitable [...]

Promotional Matchbox Giveaways