Thermos LLC has acquired Lifefactory, Inc., a privately held housewares company known for its reusable glass beverage and food storage products.
Lifefactory’s signature products are glass water bottles ranging in capacity from 12- to 22-ounces that feature a patented hourglass shape wrapped in silicone. Lifefactory’s housewares are currently available in over 20 countries and more than 3,000 retail locations, according to the company.
“Lifefactory has set themselves apart as the leader in portable glass hydration and food storage products, and their commitment to designing the most innovative products, with the highest quality materials, has been the foundation for their incredible success,” said Rick Dias, president and COO, Thermos LLC.
“The extraordinary portfolio of Lifefactory products has set the standard in the portable glass hydration business, and Thermos is thrilled to be a part of the next chapter,” added Dias.
Jan-Patrick Schmitz, chairman of Lifefactory, said, “We enter this new relationship with Thermos LLC with a great sense of excitement and pride. We have come to know Thermos as a special company with both the scale to make a difference and the high touch and creative leadership to bring trusted products that inspire healthy living. We believe the combined capabilities of our two organizations create an opportunity to amplify the authentic and special brand we have built. Together, we will create a dramatic path toward long term growth and value for our brand, people, customers and partners.”