Susquehanna Pfaltzfraff To Sell The Pfaltzgraff Co.
The acquisition includes all of Pfaltzgraff's brands and intellectual property, the company's retail stores, and certain other assets. Lifetime Brands will lease and operate Pfaltzgraff's two distribution centers near York. Pfaltzgraff's design, retail store management, Internet and catalog sales, and call center operations will also continue in York. The sale does not include Pfaltzgraff's nearby Thomasville manufacturing facility, which remains for sale. Lifetime Brands has committed to a significant contract with the facility under which it will purchase product manufactured at Thomasville while Susquehanna Pfaltzgraff seeks a buyer for the facility.