Wholesale Distributor and Manufacturer Serving Creative Market Retailers

Alvin & Company

Alvin & Company is a well-known importer, manufacturer and distributor of graphic arts, drafting, fine art, office, and craft products.

Welcome to the Alvin web site where you can view the entire range of our products! Since 1950, Alvin is one of the primary sources for drafting supplies and drawing equipment in the country. Together with this core group of products, we continue to meet the needs of multiple markets with our expanding range of fine art, hobby and craft supplies, our large selection of drawing room furniture, our wide assortment of exclusively-designed products, and our distribution of numerous national brands.

Alvin is a national wholesaler who sells through an extensive range of authorized retailers throughout the United States, Canada and overseas. If you are interested in finding an Alvin retailer in your local area or on-line, please go to our Retailer Locator.

If you are a retailer interested in becoming an Alvin retailer, please go to our Retailer Information page.

Alvin retailers who have already established a Username and Password with us can access our retailer site by clicking on the Retailer Login and entering their information.

Alvin retailers who do not yet have a Username and Password can create one using an Alvin account number and gain immediate access to our retailer site.

Our customer service professionals are ready to assist you with friendly, personalized attention and technical assistance. Contact by telephone, fax or email.

Alvin serves the following major markets:

  Art Materials Drafting
  Framing Office Supplies
  Graphic Arts Sign Making
  Engineering Hobby
  Photography Catalog & Mail Order
  Craft Stationery
  College Bookstores Reprographics
& More Design Markets!

Our Most Popular products:

Drawing Equipment (Scale Rules, Triangles, T-squares, Compasses)
Pencils (Mechanical, Lead Holders, Artist)
Paper (Tracing, Sketch, Vellum, Cardstock)
Cutting Tools (Knives, Cutting Mats, Scissors, Trimmers)
Fine Art Supplies (Paints, Brushes, Surfaces, Accessories, Mediums)
Drafting & Artist Furniture (Tables, Chairs, Filing and Storage Systems)

Mission Statement

The employees of Alvin & Company are committed to meeting our customers' high expectations for service and product selection. We serve today's needs -and tomorrow's-for graphic arts, drafting and fine arts products. Dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in all aspects of our business, we rely on our employees to create and develop opportunities that set us apart from the competition.