Hamilton Beach in exclusive deal with M.E. Heuck
GLEN ALLEN, Va. Hamilton Beach/Proctor-Silex Inc. has signed an exclusive agreement with Mason, Ohio-based M.E. Heuck Co. The multi-year partnership grants a license to M.E. Heuck for the use of the Hamilton BeachO and Proctor SilexO trademarks on a line of cookware and kitchen gadgets. The products will be available nationwide by early 2008.
“Hamilton Beach/Proctor-Silex is thrilled to partner with M.E. Heuck to bring best-in-class cookware and kitchen gadget products to our customers,” said Hank Wood, Hamilton Beach/Proctor-Silex’s director of strategic business development. “M.E. Heuck has a proven expertise in these categories. Through this partnership, the same high quality, dependability and consumer-inspired innovation consumers expect from our brands will soon be available in these new lines of Hamilton BeachO and Proctor SilexO brand cookware and kitchen gadgets.”
RYE, N.Y. Jarden Branded Consumables, a business unit of Jarden Corp. announced today that Michael Cornell, previously ceo of Jarden Home Brands, has been promoted to the position of president and ceo of Jarden Branded Consumables. Cornell joined Jarden following the acquisition of Loew-Cornell, in 2004. Most recently, he has led the Loew-Cornell business, the Pine Mountain firelog business and the Jarden Home Brands businesses, including the Diamond and Ball brands.