The Inspired Home Show 2021: New Dates

The International Housewares Association announced today that The Inspired Home Show for 2021 will be held in-person August 7-10, 2021 at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago. The event had previously been scheduled for March 13-16, 2021.

“As the pandemic continued into the summer, we had multiple conversations with our Board of Directors, exhibiting members and retail buyers, all of whom were experiencing apprehension about the ability to safely convene the industry as soon as March of 2021,” says Derek Miller, IHA president. “While the Show continues to be a critical part of their businesses, the health and safety of our industry is our first priority and moving the event to later in the year allows more time for authorities to successfully manage this crisis.”

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Effective August 1, 2020, Dr. Bernd Stein has been appointed as a Board Member at ZAHORANSKY AG, responsible for technology and machinery. Gerhard Steinebrunner, who previously held this position, has decided to leave the company to take on a new career challenge.

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ABMA FY 2019 Survey of Business Ratios

The ABMA’s annual Survey of Business Ratios in now available for participation. The deadline for completion is August 7, 2020.


Do you find yourself asking questions about how your company performs against your industry peers?  If your company is benchmarked against your competitors, what could you learn?  ABMA’s Survey of Business Ratios (SBR) will yield some answers to these questions and others.  The information from SBR can give you the power to act on those areas of your business that need the most attention.  However, you can obtain this power only if you participate.

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Expedition Z: ZAHORANSKY’s Digital Adventure Tour

Experience all 2020 machine innovations audiovisually and interactively

After the Corona-related cancellation of this year’s Interbrush, ZAHORANSKY AG is offering all customers and interested parties the opportunity to experience the machine innovations 2020 in a special digital form with “Expedition Z.” Based on the “animal” names of the respective brush and packaging machines, the safari spans an audio-visual experience of the new and revised product portfolio. At lofty heights as well as on land and water, there are not only animations, videos, fun facts and information material but also some hidden treasure chests with special content to be discovered.

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Lessmann’s New Administration Building

Lessman has announced the completion of a new administration building in Oettingen in Bayern, Germany. The structural work for the new office building was completed at the beginning of July and celebrated with a topping-out ceremony in a small selected circle.

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