Libbey Inc. and the German-based Schonwald have announced today an agreement in which Libbey will become the exclusive foodservice distributor of Schonwald dinnerware products to the U.S. and Canada , effective Jan. 1, 2015 .
Through this exclusive agreement, Libbey Inc., a leading supplier of glassware, dinnerware, flatware, and holloware products to the foodservice industry, will be offering new premium dinnerware choices for U.S. and Canadian foodservice customers. Schonwald is one of the world's leading providers of high-end porcelain for foodservice.
"We are extremely pleased that Schonwald will be joining the Libbey family," says Rob A. Bules , vice president, U.S. & Canadian foodservice sales and marketing, Libbey Inc. "This agreement directly supports our strategic goal to further grow our business in the foodservice industry. These new choices for dinnerware extend our high-quality premium offerings, providing our foodservice customers with the broadest tabletop choices available in the U.S. and Canada."
"Two renowned names in the world of tabletop will be working together in the important North American market," says Andrea Tauber , director, international sales Schonwald. "Not only do we share a long tradition of more than 130 years, but also common values like commitment to the highest quality and superior service. The products of these two companies are a perfect fit."