Edinburgh-based housewares supplier Casa & Casa is a family business which made its debut at Spring Fair 2019. It offers a range of insulated drinks containers, cool bags, foldable furniture and shopping trolleys. It exhibited at London trade show Exclusively Housewares in June for the first time, where it launched its insulated flasks and cups marketed under the Xento brand.
Injection moulder and toolmaker Patterson & Rothwell was also at Exclusively Housewares. Based in Manchester and established in 1982, the £15 million turnover business specialises in injection moulding presses, robotics and related software.
Hardware Lane Distributors is a supplier of paint brushes and applicators, and painting and decorating equipment for professional and DIY painters. Its portfolio includes the paint accessory brand Monarch, which covers markets in the UK, Australia and New Zealand with over 2,000 products.
BHETA chief operating officer Will Jones said: “This is excellent news and follows on very positively after the recent appointments of [BHETA housewares sector manager] Seema Grantham and [BHETA DIY sector manager for home improvement and garden] Keeley Vernon to spearhead member recruitment and retention.”