PMI Assumes Global Ownership of Aladdin Brand

aladdin_logoWEB SEATTLE-Pacific Market International (PMI) has taken global ownership of the Aladdin brand of food and beverage storage products with its acquisition of Aladdin South America.

PMI had already owned the brand for every worldwide territory except South America. With this acquisition, Aladdin South America will operate under the corporate entity PMI South America, with its headquarters in Rio de Janeiro and two manufacturing facilities in Brazil. It will also expand its operations to include the handling of new brands and products from PMI, specifically the Stanley and Migo food-container brands.

Rob Harris, PMI's president and CEO, said, "The combination of the highly dedicated team of professionals at PMI South America and PMI's Aladdin, Stanley and Migo brands will provide powerful merchandising solutions for retailers and offer exciting new innovative products to consumers never before seen in the South American market."

David GillDavid Gill | Senior Editor
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David Gill covers home textiles, small electrics housewares, personal-care products, cleaning products, mattresses, consumer electronics and major appliances. He also reports on retailers and writes about the business and financial side of both vendors and retailers. He has more than 30 years of experience in business journalism, and has worked for other publications and websites that cover consumer products from both the manufacturer and retailer sides. His outside interests include sports (he is a big fan of the New York teams and of British soccer), cooking, movies and theater. He occasionally enjoys a good cigar as well.

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