“Think Big, Think Positive”
This was one of John Paulich’s mottos throughout both his life
and business venture, and it proved to be self-fulfilling. He
founded Paulich Specialty Company in 1949, shortly after
serving in World War II. Starting out as a small establishment
in Cleveland, Ohio, Paulich spent his time creating slogans
that inspired happiness. He then printed them onto promotional
items and used them as giveaways for around town. "People like
to get something for nothing," he once said. "It's a
contagious business that spreads happiness."
It wasn’t long before Paulich’s hard work and charm began to
pay off. Local businesses of all sizes started going to
Paulich for their specialty advertising needs. By 1981,
Paulich had built a customer base that included several
Fortune 500 companies such as Parker Hannifin, Eaton, General
Electric and Goodrich.
Today we are located in Willoughby, Ohio – about 20 miles east
of Cleveland. The move was made in an effort to meet
increasing demands. Our facility now features more office
space, a large warehouse and even a showroom, allowing us to
better serve our customers.
Paulich Specialty Company is now led by Rex Goryance. Rex has
been with the company since 1969 – starting out in the trophy
and awards department and eventually making his way up to