Smith's Consumer Products to Acquire Fire Wire Grilling Tools

HOT SPRINGS, Ark.--Smith's Consumer Products, makers of knife sharpeners and kitchen tools under the Smith's and Edgeware brands, today announced its intent to acquire the Fire Wire brand of grilling tools.

 Fire Wire is best known for the Flexible Grilling Skewer. The acquisition is expected to close within the next two weeks.

"We are pleased to announce the addition of the Fire Wire products to our product offering. These innovative grilling tools have earned a place in homes across the world," said Dan Glidden, CEO of Smith's Consumer Products. "As we continue to expand our business, we are always looking to add product lines that fit with our core business. Fire Wire is a natural fit with applications in the housewares, hardware and sporting goods retail channels."

Fire Wire products will be displayed at the Edgeware booth S651 at the International Home + Housewares Show starting tomorrow in Chicago.

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