Lasko Holdings, Inc., a family-owned manufacturer of portable fans and heaters, has been acquired by Comvest Partners and JW Levin Management Partners (JWLMP). The Lasko family will continue as an investor in the company, according to Lasko.
The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM), in partnership with manufacturers of 17 refrigerator brands, will launch a campaign to educate consumers on the growing risk of unknowingly buying counterfeit and deceptively labeled water filters for refrigerators.
Blueair has updated its Classic air purifiers with WiFi-enabled cloud connectivity. The new units include models 205, 405, 505 and 605, and are newly equipped with built-in clean air intelligence technology that integrates WiFi with the standalone Aware air monitor.
Kaz, a division of Helen of Troy, has launched the Honeywell compact AirGenius 4 air cleaner, a slightly smaller version of the company’s AirGenius 4 tower air cleaner.
Primo Water Corporation has acquired Glacier Water Services, a provider of drinking water dispensed to consumers through self-service refill water machines. Under the definitive merger agreement, Primo will acquire all outstanding shares of Glacier.
Newell Brands is moving forward with plans to sell about 10% of its product portfolio across a host of segments that includes home environment products and its consumer storage container business.
Brita is joining the University of California at Berkeley in a combined effort to increase campus sustainability efforts while offering students and the broader campus community healthier beverage choices.