Waterford Wedgwood buys Spring

Waterford Wedgwood, the crystal and china maker with brands including Rosenthal, has agreed to buy Switzerland“s Spring for EUR 3.4 million to expand in cookware. Waterford agreed to buy the Spring b…

Waterford Wedgwood, the crystal and china maker with brands including Rosenthal, has agreed to buy Switzerland“s Spring for EUR 3.4 million to expand in cookware. Waterford agreed to buy the Spring brand, most of Spring“s US distribution company, inventory and equipment. The Irish company, chaired by Sir Anthony O“Reilly, intends to use Spring to build a range of luxury kitchenware products in Europe.