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Virtual Press Office Exhibitor Profiles: 2017 International Home + Housewares Show
2017 International Home + Housewares Show is in Chicago from March 18-21

NEW YORK, March 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The following event roundup from Virtual Press Office is a list of featured exhibitors for 2017 International Home + Housewares Show, the world's premier housewares marketplace, which takes place from March 18-21 at McCormick Place Exposition Center in Chicago, Illinois.

2017 International Home + Housewares Show, press kits, news releases and photos are available on the Official Online Press Office, managed by Virtual Press Office/PR Newswire:

2017 International Home + Housewares Show press kits on Virtual Press Office

50 Strong
Booth #S1370
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Based in Lima, Ohio, 50 Strong is a division of PTC a plastics company founded in 1982.  Today, the company employs 100 full time employees and remains family-owned-and-operated by the founder's daughter and CEO Ashley Thompson, and Brendan Thompson, Ashley's husband and the company's president. The 50 Strong product portfolio includes a line of bike accessories and water bottles. In addition to developing high quality, well-designed products, the company's mission is to promote products that are made in America, encouraging other manufacturers to produce more products domestically and encourage more retailers to take a closer look at and select American made products for their stores.

Ad n Art
Booth #S1570
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Asobu by Ad n Art is only 5 years old!
We have fortunately grown rapidly in leaps and bounds, by offering retailers quality designed drink-ware items, that are fun as well as functional.

We sell 3 basic categories of drink-wares:

  1. Wine, Beer and alcohol related drink-wares
  2. Coffee and tea related drink-wares
  3. Hydration and wellness related drink-wares

Hope we can connect and have the privilege to serve you one day!

Booth #L14000
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American Trading House, Inc.
Booth #S4210
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Aura Glass
Booth #S2479
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At Aura Glass we believe in challenging our imagination to create unique glassware designs to enjoy alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Our love with wine, number of years of experience in continuous innovation coupled with a maniacal focus on quality has led us to create Aura Glass.

Crane USA
Booth #L12020
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Here at Crane, our humidifiers, air purifiers, fans and space heaters solve indoor comfort needs while maintaining a high level of style and design. Crane USA was founded in 2005 with the continuing goal to "Design for Better Living." For everything from natural cold and flu remedies to indoor air quality solutions to smartHOME products, we continue to innovate with our customers' wellbeing in mind.  At Crane we love to be creative with the colors and designs of our products and know that they will bring comfort and smiles to any living space!

Elleffe Design
Booth #N7926
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Elleffe Design a Luxury boutique home accent, giftware and serveware brand, 100% made in Italy.

Emile Henry
Booth #S860
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Founded in 1850, and located in Marcigny, a small town in the province of Burgundy, France, Emile Henry has established a worldwide reputation for manufacturing fine quality ceramic ovenware and tableware. Still owned and operated by the Henry family, the company manufactures all of their cooking products from natural Burgundy clay. Burgundy is noted for world-famous wines that are grown in the mineral-rich limestone soils of the region. Imparting terrior in the wines, it is these soils and clays that go into the formulas that are the basis of all Emile Henry ceramic cookware, ovenware and tableware.

Booth #7119
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Founded in 1995, Evriholder Products, LLC designs, develops and manufactures products for the Kitchen, Cleaning, Storage & Organization, and Bath & Personal Care categories. Headquartered in Anaheim, CA, Evriholder continues to introduce truly innovative, useful products – the kind consumers see and say, "Why didn't I think of that?"

Garcia Hanson Innovations, Inc.
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Sipsee™ is the only patented, universal, reusable and fun way to identify your bottle. The BPA-free and sanitary product can be customized for one's personal preferences while maintaining practicality. Founded in 2015, Garcia Hanson Innovations, Inc. (GHI) is a Benefit Corporation dedicated to reducing waste, conserving water, preserving health, raising awareness and minimizing the "throw away culture." Sipsee™ enables users to easily avoid wasting bottled beverages by providing a distinguishing replacement cap that can be personalized by each individual user based on color, sports team, company brand, emoji, etc.

Booth #L14000
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GeniCan is a smart device that creates your grocery list easily and automatically by turning any garbage can or recycling bin into a smart one. Founded by Rob Griffin and Dave Pestka in 2013, GeniCan offers a simple solution to the problem of forgetfulness as it relates to creating, updating and remembering the grocery list. By scanning items or using voice recognition to add products as they are thrown away, the entire family always has access to a complete and up-to-date grocery list.

Booth #N6466
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The Grund family started hand-crafting their rugs in 1990 in a small village near Prague, and has grown to be a leading brand in Europe and Asia. Now available nationwide, these bath and accent rugs gained their worldwide popularity through contemporary design and flawless craftsmanship. As Ambassadors for the environment, the Grund Organic Cotton product provides the highest quality/socially responsible products on the market.  OEKO-TEX, GOTS, National Floor Safety Institute Certified are a few benefits of you products. Come Feel the Difference at N6466.  A difference you can FEEL and FEEL good about!

Hammer Stahl
Booth #S4820
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Hammer Stahl is a premier brand of New Era, Inc, one of the oldest manufacturers of cookware in North America with a legacy dating to 1874. Hammer Stahl American Clad Cookware is crafted with purpose in Clarksville, Tennessee. The quality of our products is owed to the experience and attention to detail of our craftsmen. In addition to chef-quality, American-crafted, multiclad stainless-steel cookware, Hammer Stahl offers a premium line of German steel cutlery and a full assortment of stainless-steel bakeware and accessories. As a family owned business, Hammer Stahl's goal is to provide customers with exceptional quality at a fantastic value and to make cooking at home easy and enjoyable.

Booths #L12902, #L13102
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Since the introduction of its legendary stand mixer in 1919 and first dishwasher in 1949, KitchenAid has built on the legacy of these icons to create a complete line of products designed for cooks. Today, the KitchenAid® brand offers virtually every essential for the well-equipped kitchen with a collection that includes everything from countertop appliances to cookware, ranges to refrigerators, and whisks to wine cellars.

Booth #N7117
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Smart, nimble, and design-focused, Madesmart's mission is to elevate the experience of organizing the modern home. We create award winning products that are innovative and built to last.

Our core of designers and engineers take a hands-on approach from ideation to manufacturing. This immersive, sketch-to-completion method ensures the product in your hands is a faithful representation of their original vision.

Our success is cultivated by building beautiful products, solid relationships, and trust in the Madesmart® brand.

Midea America
Booth #L12354
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Established in 1968, Midea is a publicly listed, Fortune 500 company, that offers one of the most comprehensive ranges in the home appliance industry. Midea specializes in air treatment, refrigeration, laundry, large cooking appliances, kitchen appliances, water appliances, floor care and lighting.  Headquartered in Southern China, Midea is a truly global company with over 100,000 employees and operations in more than 200 countries. The company has 21 production facilities and 260 logistics centers worldwide. After nearly 50 years of continued growth, Midea now generates annual revenue of more than USD22 billion.

Midea is the world's largest producer of major appliances and the world's No. 1 brand of air-treatment products, air-coolers, kettles and rice cookers.* Each year, Midea wins 40+ design awards at different global design shows such as reddot, iF, and Good Design Award.

To learn more about Midea, please visit and

Neatfreak Group
Booth #N7740
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For more than 30 years, neatfreak, a privately owned company with offices located in Mississauga, Canada has designed, manufactured, and distributed innovative products to retailers in Canada, the U.S., Europe and Asia.
neatfreak provides imaginative solutions that make your life easier, keep things organized and help you control chaos from the closet to the laundry room, and beyond. Visit neatfreak online at

Neato Robotics
Booth #L11947
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Neato Robotics designs robots for the home to improve people's lives, allowing them to spend less time doing household chores and more time on the things they love. Neato drives innovation with intelligent laser navigation, smart home connectivity, and superior cleaning technologies.

All Neato robots use the company's patented Neato LaserSmart™ technology that combines laser scanning, continuous room mapping and real time object detection to plan the most efficient course to clean a home. Neato robots' iconic D-shape design and CornerClever® technology allows it to clean close to walls and deep into corners where dirt and dust often hide.

PantryChic, a division of Nik of Time, Inc.
Booths #L14000-14012
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Booth #L12156
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PicoBrew was founded in Seattle in 2010 by brothers Bill and Jim Mitchell, a former Microsoft executive and food scientist, along with engineer Avi Geiger.  Combining their food science and technology expertise with their passion for homebrewing, they set out to improve the craft beer brewing process for small producers and homebrewers. PicoBrew introduced its flagship product, the award-winning Zymatic® automatic beer-brewing appliance for beer brewing professionals and homebrewers, in 2013. The Pico™, designed for consumer craft beer enthusiasts, followed in 2016. Both machines are designed to improve the precision, repeatability and overall quality of the brewing process to create consistently delicious craft beer.

Booth #6962
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For nearly a century, Rust-Oleum has been the global leader in manufacturing innovative coatings that empower do-it-yourselfers and professionals alike across categories including small project paints, cleaners, primers, automotive, industrial, high performance coatings and wood care. Its wide breadth of brands and products include such trusted names as Rust-Oleum, Stops Rust®, Painter's Touch®, Krud Kutter®, Universal®, EpoxyShield®, RockSolid® Varathane®, Zinsser®, MultiSpec®, Testors®, Modern Masters®, and Watco®. Visit for more information.

Saf, LLC - CleverOne Brands
Booth #N7471
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CleverOne Brands, formerly known as Saf, LLC, is dedicated to developing innovative solutions that enhance everyday life. Founded in 2016, CleverOne conducts extensive research observing people in their daily routines to understand what matters most, leading to meaningful products with amazing experiences that you can't live without. Our product lines are CleanCutting Sheets, the world's first flexible and disposable bamboo cutting sheet, and woodNflex Hardwood Cutting Boards, the world's first wood cutting board that ergonomically bends. woodNflex is a 2017 Global Innovation Awards finalist for the Kitchen Hand Tools & Cutlery category. Find us at IHA Booth N7471.

Booth #N8524
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Sagaform stands for joyful, innovative gifts for the kitchen and the table. Indoors and outdoors– joyful gifts for friends or family or for spoiling yourself with.  Sagaform aims to be the obvious gift choice for a Saturday night dinner host, the new neighbors you welcome to your community, or when you want to brighten up your day at home. We cooperate with Sweden's best designers who know the brand's core values and keep current with home furnishings trends and lifestyles—all a must so that we can offer our customers the best of Scandinavian design!

Sanimaid ApS
Booth #7659
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Global innovation award 2017 FINALIST – BOOTH #7659
Are you tired of disgusting toilet brushes? Tired of a water dripping brush. Tired of the brush bristles quickly become clogged with dirt and toilet paper? Tired of a toilet brush that is full of bacteria? sanimaid is a new innovative Brand that has launched the "Shark Tank" product - a hygienic toilet brush. sanimaid is the perfect combination of good Danish Design and effective and innovative functions. sanimaid cleans effectively in a hygienic way. No dripping. Always clean. 99,9% bacteria free. Beautiful design.

SCS Direct Inc.
Booth #S4205
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SCS Direct Inc. was founded in 1998 and started as a niche marketing company focused on a single category. After more than two decades, SCS Direct has evolved into a robust consumer products powerhouse that develops best of breed products across the Toy, Baby, Housewares, Home Improvement, Personal Care and Outdoor Living categories.  With its headquarters located in Trumbull, CT, SCS Direct manages over 500 proprietary products. Their innovative line of unique products are purchased and enjoyed by consumers not only in the United States but across the globe.

Tiger Corporation
Booth #L12508
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Since Tiger Corporation was founded in 1923, we have continued to deliver accessible household products for daily living. It all started with glass vacuum bottles and went on to expand to rice cookers, electric water heaters, and other cooking appliances. Since then, with the strength of our vacuum insulation technology and creative products which first capture the needs of customers, we have been able to deliver convenience and comfort to a variety of every day scenarios. We make a variety of on-the-go stainless thermal bottles and thermal soup cups to help Americans eat healthier when away from home.

Healthy. Balanced. Better. Please visit our website:

Booth #L11958
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W.C. Redmon Co. Inc.
Booth #N6900
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For over 130 years the Redmon Company has been supplying American retailers with quality products for the home and family. Our longevity, however, is no wonder because our business philosophy has been to strive always for magnanimity of purpose. We have refused to sacrifice the Christian principles of morality, honesty, ethics, and just plain manners because the bottom line then becomes nothing more than dross. To this end, we treat our employees, customers, suppliers, and yes, even our competitors alike.

Booth #N7164
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If everything is in a name, Better Wood Products fits who we are perfectly. For years, we've been in the business of making our wood products easier, safer, and more sustainable. Today, we have brought all of our great brands together under the Better Wood Products roof. From firestarters to kindling and charcoal to scented pinecones, every time you see this name, you can expect unrelenting quality, persistent performance and environmental responsibility in every product. And you can always expect our products to simply be better.

Booth #N6405
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Woodlore manufactures and distributes a variety of aromatic cedar products for closets, storage and organization, as well as shoe trees, boot trees and boot shapers. It also distributes Allen Edmonds shoe care products. Woodlore has been in business for nearly 30 years and is a division of the Allen Edmonds Shoe Corporation. It is located in Port Washington, Wisconsin.

Woodlore has added pet accessories to their product line including a pet bed, toy box in two sizes, Pet Accessory Mate in two sizes to hang leashes and collars, and a Bird Feeder with or without two detachable planters. All of the pet products are made from US-grown aromatic cedar and are made in Woodlore's manufacturing facility in Port Washington, WI.

Work Sharp Culinary
Booth #3376
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With a passion to innovate and elevate the home chef experience, Work Sharp Culinary introduces our game-changing knife sharpening systems — knife sharpeners you will actually use.

Work Sharp Culinary uses the same sharpening technology as the manufacturers in a convenient counter-top design. With Work Sharp, your knives will cut like new every time you use them. Our proven sharpening technology makes sharpening fast and rewarding.

With 40+ years of successful sharpening innovation, Work Sharp Culinary is excited to bring our dedication to quality products, excellent customer service, and one-on-one vendor support to the culinary market.

The above press kits will continue to be updated throughout the show. Please check back during 2017 International Home + Housewares Show for the latest news.

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