Libbey Inc. has appointed Juan Amezquita as the company’s svp/chief financial officer and treasurer, effective January 13, 2020. He succeeds James Burmeister, who has served as Libbey’s CFO since March 2017. Burmeister will remain at the company as svp/chief operating officer.
Eparé has expanded its beverageware assortment with a new double wall mug set.
When it comes to new stemware, The Oneida Group has put the focus on taste, literally. The company has debuted the Flavor First collection of wine glasses developed in collaboration with wine expert and “Wine Bible” author Karen MacNeil.
Villeroy & Boch has debuted its New Moon dinnerware collection, which is said to be inspired by the asymmetrical crescent moon shape.
On October 30, day two of the Fall New York Tabletop Market, it was crystal clear that glassware manufacturers are researching new shapes for their offerings, particularly for wine and spirits.
Opening day, October 29, of the Fall New York Tabletop Market at Forty One Madison was full of energy, innovation and inspiration. Nature and technology emerged as two important themes throughout many of the showrooms as vendors brought forth their latest endeavors in tabletop.
Smoke, colors and new shapes will highlight the latest glassware introductions at the Fall New York Tabletop Market. In addition, vendors will continue to focus on drink-specific barware and stemware, with collections also giving a nod to cocktail culture of yesteryear.
Arc International is set to release its Christmas 2020 glassware assortment at the upcoming Fall New York Tabletop Market. The market is scheduled to be held at Forty One Madison, October 29 to November 1.
Libbey is kicking off a corporate organizational realignment plan that company officials said is designed to drive improved performance and growth. It said the plan is expected to reduce annual pre-tax run-rate costs by approximately $9 million to $11 million.