Lamson is pleased to announce new senior leadership including the appointment of Brett Seber as President and Les Edelstein as Senior Vice President. Together, these talented executives bring more than 55 years of combined experience in Knife & Tool Design, Engineering, Production and Distribution.
Seber will oversee all aspects of the Company’s operations with direct responsibility for Engineering, Production and Logistics. Edelstein will be responsible for managing Sales, Marketing and Product Development for the Company.
Lamson will continue to invest in new equipment, systems and training of its staff in order to meet the requirements of its customers.
“The presence of Mr. Seber and Mr. Edelstein further strengthens our Company and positions the Lamson brand for continued growth, building upon its legacy as one of the oldest cutlery manufacturers in the United States, operating continuously since 1837,” stated Managing Member of lead investor Longmeadow Capital Partners, LLC Richard Steele. “While the Company has made great strides in its fulfillment rate, on-time shipping rate and quality control, we expect to make even greater progress toward our goal of becoming the leading U.S. manufacturer of cutlery and kitchen tools for our incredibly loyal customers.”
Lamson is also merging with Werks USA, Inc., and Seber and Edelstein will become co-owners of the business with Lamson’s current investors. Over the coming months, the companies will streamline, consolidate and expand their quality products across all ranges to provide customers in all channels with the products they need. Lamson will continue the development of new cutlery and kitchen tools under the Lamson R brand, as well as kitchen products utilizing the TreeSpiritR, HotSpotR and KnifeSafe R brands.