Lenox Corporation and Fiskars Group have invested in another decade in their respective full-floor showrooms at Forty One Madison, located in New York City. The companies currently occupy two of the largest showrooms, with the Lenox space spanning 12,669-square-feet, and Fiskars Group occupying 12,120-square-feet.
Fiskars Corporation’s Royal Copenhagen brand will launch the Blomst dinnerware collection at the upcoming spring New York Tabletop Market, to be held April 2 to 5 at Forty One Madison. This is the company’s first dinner service launch in a decade.
The Oneida Group has sold the majority of its food service business, which markets flatware, dinnerware and barware, to Crown Brands, a distributor of commercial grade smallware, bakeware, cookware, beverageware, and other products to the food service industry.
Jars Céramistes, a French manufacturer of tabletop and dinnerware products, has established Jars USA. The new group will manage and distribute its products in the U.S. Jars USA is based in New Castle, Delaware, and is a sister company to Emile Henry USA.
Corelle Brands, whose houseware brands include Pyrex, Snapware and Corelle, said it is moving a portion of its manufacturing and distribution operations to the Chickasaw Trails Industrial Park in Marshall County, Mississippi, according to a recent news report.
Monmade, a trade group of designers and small-batch manufacturers, has partnered with the Pittsburgh Glass Center and Stak Ceramics. The group will launch new glass tableware and ceramic housewares at the winter NY Now market, scheduled to be held February 2 to 5 in New York City.
Prodyne will introduce the Trim fruit infusion pitcher at the upcoming International Home + Housewares Show, to be held March 2 to 5 in Chicago.