We are The Promotional Consultant

At Allegheny Ad Service, Inc., we put your brand in front of customers all the time, day after day. We’ve been helping our clients do just that for over 50 years. Whether it’s promotional products, customized apparel, fulfillment programs, corporate stores or incentive programs, we have the experience and expertise to make your brand more visible.


Why us

A full-service distributor of a diverse range of promotional products and customized apparel located in Pittsburgh, PA, we have had the privilege of providing large corporations and individual entrepreneurs, with ideas and products for their specialty branding initiatives and employee incentive programs. Our company was founded in 1971 by Don Gerlach of Upper St. Clair, PA and has served some of the best known brands in the Pittsburgh region and nationwide through the years. Today the company is still family owned and operated by Greg and Drew Gerlach.


Drew Gerlach, Don Gerlach, Greg Gerlach


Our Services

Did we mention full-service? Well, we have the capability to conceive, create and deliver the most appropriate brand promotion solutions to connect with your target audience. We also provide various levels of assistance for catalog programs, employee incentives and retirement giveaways. This participation can entail fulfillment (order processing); inventory maintenance; control, status and trend reporting; and catalog development, preparation, printing and implementation.


Our spectrum of services include:

  • Promotional products
  • Embroidered and screen-printed apparel *we specialize in flame resistant apparel & embroidery, with over 40 years experience working with local fire, police and EMS organizations
  • Catalog programs – corporate identification/ promotion
  • Employee Incentives – sales, safety, performance, retirement
  • Promotional strategy development and implementation
  • Online corporate store concept, development and set up
  • Online school store design, development and set up 1000’s of promotional options – industry specific specialties – design & marketing services – printing & mailing fulfillment – political & yard signs, decals & banners


At Allegheny Ad Service, Inc., we pride ourselves, as do our clients, in our consistent ability to be competitive and very service-oriented. Given the opportunity, we will deliver the best quality products, in a timely manner at a reasonable price, no matter the circumstances.