Robinson Home Products, which holds the license for Oneida consumer product categories in the U.S., has appointed Ross Patterson president. Former president and CEO Jim Walsh will retain the role of CEO, remaining involved in the strategic direction of the company.
SophistiPlate, LLC, a new company formed early in 2016, will launch a high-end disposable tableware line in early September targeted toward higher-end grocery, specialty and independent stores.
Love Cooking Company has entered into a licensing agreement with Harry & David. The new collection of housewares will include bakeware, dinnerware, serveware, home textiles and barbecue products.
Architec Housewares has acquired Florida-based Madeira Housewares, a manufacturer of Brazilian teak cutting boards, and the Starboard Collection, a Vermont-based manufacturer of on-the-go dining and serving products.