Thursday, October 29, 2009

New Outdoor Rep For Michigan & Indiana

Madison, WI – Outdoor cookware manufacturer, Rome Industries, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Marc Nigg to their roster of independent reps for the outdoor sports industry. Marc will be joining forces with longtime Rome rep, Don Schuller in the great lake states with a primary focus on accounts in Michigan and Indiana.

Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Marc comes to Rome with over 20 years in the outdoor industry and is an avid camper, hiker and alpine and nordic skier. Some of the other lines represented by Marc include Chinook, Manzella and Terramar.

A family business since 1964, Rome Industries, Inc. is known for their niche selection of unique and fun campfire products such as Pie Irons and marshmallow roasting forks.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Rome Teams With Nielsen Outdoor To Broaden European Distribution

Madison, WI - Family camping cookware manufacturer, Rome Industries has reached a European distribution agreement with the Danish manufacturing company, Nielsen Outdoor Solutions. With an offering of Danish designed firepits, grills and smokers, Nielsen Outdoor Solutions currently reaches a diverse account base of European dealers in the outdoor and bbq market. Combined with Rome’s classic cast iron Pie Iron sandwich cookers, roasting forks and grilling accessories, the two companies offer European dealers a complete package for open fire cooking and relaxation.

Distribution territory of the Rome brand of products by Nielsen includes all of Scandinavia and Europe excluding the Benelux countries, UK and Ireland which are distributed by Qvist Cookware & Grakka Ltd, respectively. Prior to this agreement, Rome cookware was distributed in Scandinavia and Germany by Danish Outdoor. Managing director of Danish Outdoor, Jacob Andersen will be employed by Nielsen Outdoor Solutions as an advisor and strategist of the Rome program.

Michael O’Russa, Rome’s director of sales and marketing says “Jacob has developed a robust dealer network for Rome in Scandinavia over the past few years and I’m thrilled that he will be working closely with Nielsen Outdoor as we introduce our unique range of outdoor cookware to the rest of Europe. “

A family run business since 1964, Peoria IL based Rome Industries is best known for their wide selection of fun & original cookware for open fire use.

For more information contact:
Rome Industries, Inc. (800) 818-7603,
Nielsen Outdoor Solutions 45 70 20 76 74,
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Rome products in the Nielsen booth at the recent Spoga show in Germany

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

ACE Hardware

Wednesday, October 21st is ACE Hardware Day at AmericasMart in Atlanta. if you're an Ace dealer, stop by our showroom and check out our unique line of outdoor cookware and distinctive garden decor.

As an Ace drop ship vendor, all orders written in the Rome showroom will receive exclusive booking specials.

Showroom Location:
Building 2 West Wing, 9th floor

You may also place your order with our sales rep group, Total Marketing at:
tel 800-323-0780
fax 800-852-8916