Meyer Corp. U.S. has named Christopher Banning managing director of the company, as of June 1. Banning, said company officials, will be responsible for all sales, marketing, and operational departments for the U.S. and all Latin American countries. He will report to Stanley Cheng, the company’s chairman and chief executive officer.
Le Creuset’s Matte Marseille colored cookware collection, which features the company’s fresh take on the blue hue, is rolling out exclusively at Williams Sonoma.
Showa Denko K.K., a Japanese conglomerate and parent company of Chicago-based GMM Nonstick Coatings, has acquired all shares of the ILAG Group. ILAG is a specialty non-stick coating chemicals manufacturing company headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.
Grand Fusion is the exclusive distributor for several new kitchenware products, including the ButterOnce Corn Butter Knife and the One Twist Can Spatula.
Chantal Corp. is putting the spotlight on food allergies with its new AllergenWare cookware. According to the company, if used separate from other cookware to cook safe foods and cleaned properly after use, it can reduce the likelihood of exposure of persons with food allergies to harmful allergens.