This year’s Christmas ornament from UNICEF Sweden is here!

UNICEF Sweden has presented this year’s unique, hand-painted Christmas ornament, which is released in a limited edition. This year’s motif is taken from the famous Swedish children’s program from the 70s ‘Fem myror är fler än fyra elefanter’ (‘Five ants are more than four elephants’). The illustration was created by the cartoonist and illustrator Owe […]

Wackes and Olsson & Co become one company

Exciting news! From January 1, 2023, Wackes and Olsson & Co, leading product media services companies in the Nordic countries, will merge to become one company. With a clear focus on quality and sustainability, we aim to show that product media is a marketing channel with superior attention value and one that can also contribute […]

Inspiring products and interesting talks at Formex fair

Last week it was finally time to attend Formex fair IRL! It was a bit smaller this time, but still full of inspiring products and interesting talks about trend forecasts, sustainability and design. While nature still seems to be the biggest inspiration, we can also find new strong trends by nostalgically looking back in time. […]

A smart, sustainable gift that truly makes an impact!

What if a product could help save the ocean and fight plastic pollution? Wouldn’t it be even better if it at the same time supported your brand? We are very proud to partner with Ocean Bottle. It’s not only a a beautifully designed product to last a life time but when you buy an Ocean Bottle, you also fund the collection […]

Wackes presented carbon footprint tracking tool at Profil & Promotion 2022 fair

We at Wackes exhibited at Profil & Promotion 2022 fair with a completely new booth design. Finally, after several years of development, we can proudly present the sustainability work that we are committed to. One important instrument in this process is our carbon footprint tracking tool. In our fair booth, we displayed a selection of products imprinted […]

Mieli Ribbon – support work for mental health

It is a privilege to be the manufacturing partner of the Mieli Ribbon campaign again this year. The campaign to raise awareness for mental health is organized by the Finnish association of Mental health, Mieli ry. This year the campaign ambassador is Haloo Helsinki!, one of the most successful pop rock bands from Finland. Everyone […]

This year’s Christmas ornament from UNICEF Sweden is finally here!

The 2021 motif on the hand-painted glass Christmas ornament  is by artist and children’s books author Jan Lööf taken from the Christmas story “Tomten berättar”. Wackes partners with UNICEF every year by creating a meaningful and purpose driven campaign to raise money with collectible Christmas gifts. To do this, the campaign uses a carefully chosen and beautifully […]

Get ready for Christmas

When you want to reward employees for a job well done and have customized holiday season gifts made and delivered to their homes, it is time to plan now. Wackes can design your gifts and produce them in the quantities you need. Alternatively, we can help you to select existing products and create customized packaging […]

Inspiration from upcoming trends

At Wackes we kicked off the autumn by attending Formex Talks online fair. It was three inspirational mornings about sustainability, materials, retail and trend forecasts. The pandemic has certainly affected all of us a lot and in times of stress and anxiety we are often seeking out nature as a source of energy. That can […]