PackerWare debuts frosted kitchenware
PackerWare Corp. in Lawrence, Kan., has introduced a new product line, its Fun Frosts plastic kitchenware collection of bowls, plates, tumblers, pitchers, a divided server and a chip and dip server with separate, airtight lids.
The collection is offered in four colors and features a textured, frosted finish. The products were introduced at the International Housewares Show, held Jan. 11-14 in Chicago.
Tel. (913) 842-3000, fax (913) 842-5086.
Beyond Design2 has multifunction hanger
Chicago-based Beyond Design2 Inc. has introduced what it calls the Ultimate Shirt Hanger, a plastic storage product with integrated hooks for hanging shirts, dresses and accessories. The extra-wide hanger is available in white and black.
Tel. (312) 491-9053, fax (312) 491-9547.
SliceSaver can work in oven or microwave
East Hampton Industries Inc. in East Hampton, N.Y., is offering the SliceSaver, a container for leftover pizza slices designed in two parts, one plastic and the other aluminum. The metal side can be used for oven heating and the plastic portion for microwave heating. The container holds three 81/2inch-by-10-inch slices and is shaped like a pizza slice.
Tel. (800) 645-1188, fax (800) 323-2248.
Argee Corp. offering salad bag, toy tote
Argee Corp. in Santee, Calif., has introduced its plastic Spin `n Stor salad spinning bag that drains water into a reservoir for easy draining, and My Toy Tote, a portable bucket toy chest with an easy-off lid measuring 103/4 inches by 113/4 inches.
Tel. (619) 449-5050, fax (619) 449-8392.
Rubbermaid presents water bottles, sleds
Rubbermaid Inc. of Wooster, Ohio, introduced four new portable filtered water bottles, in sizes ranging from 16-24 ounces, that use a patented water filtration technology developed by Clearwater, Fla.-based Innova Pure Water Inc. The replaceable filters use a carbon block technology to filter out impurities from tap water.
The company's new Icy Rider Steerable Sled offers manual control from side handles. The blow molded product features double-wall construction and will be available in yellow this spring. Rubbermaid also is offering its new 6-foot Icy Rider Toboggan, which features a folding design for easy transport.
New storage units feature a line of clear stackable drawers called the Vision Drawers system. The system comes in a variety of sizes and is available in three basic color schemes.
Tel. (330) 264-6464, fax (330) 287-2157.
Edge trimmer assists in reprocessing scrap
Munchy Ltd. has launched its edge trimmer for reprocessing materials on-line into pellets, including low density polyethylene, linear LDPE, high density PE, ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer, metallocene resins and coextrusion edge trim.
The edge trimmer has two output options, ranging from 17 3/5-55 pounds an hour, according to Munchy, based in Wallingford, England.
Tel. +44 (1491) 83 28 82, fax +44 (1491) 83 28 83, e-mail [email protected] munchy.co.uk.