Candle Lamp Acquires Sterno

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Candle Lamp Company, LLC today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of The Sterno Group, LLC, the 119 year old company and manufacturer and distributor of canned fuel, table top lighting products and accessories for the food service and retail sectors.

This acquisition will provide Candle Lamp an iconic brand to help expand their global food warming and table lighting presence within both food service and retail markets. The combined companies will be led by Candle Lamp’s current Executive team and move forward under the name SternoCandleLamp.

Sterno - founded in 1893 as S. Sternau & Co., and as a global brand remains synonymous with gelled portable heat for food warming. Recent surveys indicate brand awareness among food service operators exceeds 90%, with continuing high brand recognition in the consumer market.

Candle Lamp – the recognized leader and innovator of liquid wax table lighting and liquid wick chafing fuel products, also sells its own branded products and accessories to the food service segment and retail.

“The addition of the Sterno brand, products, and people who support it will allow the new company to build on both company’s strengths of innovation, quality and service within the food service segments, while expanding our retail presence”, commented CEO and President, Don Hinshaw. “The combined companies will create substantial benefits for trade customers and end users through continued deployment of innovative products, quality, service, and cost efficiencies.”

About Candle Lamp
Candle Lamp has been passionately dedicated to being the most trusted provider of innovative heat and light solutions to the foodservice industry. With extraordinary customer service and unrivaled value, the Candle Lamp name has, for years, been synonymous with quality and consistency.

For more information, contact Mike Pacharis, Vice President Marketing, Candle Lamp Company, LLC, 1815 Rustin Ave., Riverside, CA 92507, USA. Toll Free: 877/LAMPS-4-U (877/526-7748). Fax: 909/784-5801.

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