Libbey Inc. and Germany-based Schonwald recently announced an agreement in which Libbey will become the exclusive foodservice distributor of Schonwald dinnerware products to the U.S. and Canada, effective January 1, 2015. Schonwald is one of the world’s leading providers of high-end porcelain for foodservice, according to the company.
“We are extremely pleased that Schonwald will be joining the Libbey family,” said Rob Bules, vp/U.S. & Canadian foodservice sales & marketing, Libbey Inc. “This agreement directly supports our strategic goal to further grow our business in the foodservice industry. These new choices for dinnerware extend our high-quality premium offerings, providing our foodservice customers with the broadest tabletop choices available in the U.S. and Canada.”
“Two renowned names in the world of tabletop will be working together in the important North American market,” said Andrea Tauber, director/international sales, Schonwald. “Not only do we share a long tradition of more than 130 years, but also common values like commitment to the highest quality and superior service. The products of these two companies are a perfect fit.”