SOURCE: Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)

Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)

March 06, 2014 09:01 ET

JETRO Presents 16 Japanese Companies in Two Pavilions at 2014 International Home + Housewares Show

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Mar 6, 2014) - JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization), the organizer of the Japan Pavilion at the International Home and Housewares Show (IH+HS), is pleased to have the opportunity to introduce the best of Japanese design and innovation for the third time at the world's premier housewares show, at Chicago's McCormick Place from March 15-18.

There will be 16 companies, including 5 new participants represented in two Japan Pavilions. Exhibiting in the pavilion in the North Building: HATTORI (N6753), MARNA (N6756), YAMAZAKI (N6853), AISEN (N6856). Those exhibiting in the South Building: KOTODO (S867), ETERNAL GLASS FOR YOUR LIFETIME (S868), SUNCRAFT (S869), TAKENAKA (S870), OIGEN (S871), UCHICOOK (S872), VIV (S968), SKATER (S969), SANYOSHI (S970), KODAI (S971), PRAIRIE DOG (S972), TOYO-SASAKI GLASS (S973).

This is the second time that JETRO will organize two pavilions in order to accommodate the exhibitors and the vast array of products they have to offer. Visitors to both pavilions will be able to view firsthand, a variety of "Made in Japan" home goods items that combine traditional Japan, modern Japan, and the ancient culture of Japan. These exhibitors are anxious to introduce the best of Japanese design and innovation to US buyers. To view the exhibitors' products in greater detail, and to make appointments with them prior to the show, utilize Housewares Connect 365 on the Show's website at:
http://www.housewares.org/HousewaresConnect365/Detail?com_uid=80053

CLEAN, CONTAIN + SUSTAIN EXPO (North Building)
The North Pavilion (N6753) will feature unique products ranging from "Green" electrolyzed water cleaning products, specialty kitchen, bath, health and beauty care items, colorful and effective cleaning products to modern and yet functional home interior goods.

DINE + DESIGN EXPO (South Building)
The South Pavilion (S866) will feature "handmade" products including tea canisters, traditional Japanese knives, glassware, iron teapots and cast iron pans. Other unique items include, exquisite wood items made from Japanese Cypress, lacquerware, bento boxes, tableware and food storage products.

Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
JETRO is a government-related organization that works to promote mutual trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world. Originally established in 1958 to promote Japanese exports abroad, JETRO's core focus is helping small to medium size Japanese firms maximize their global export potential and assisting US companies with setting up operations in Japan. Our eight North American branches are located in Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Toronto and Vancouver. www.jetro.go.jp

International Home + Housewares Show 2014
The International Home + Housewares Show is the world's premier housewares marketplace, features 2,100 exhibitors from 34 countries, and more than 20,000 buyers from over 100 countries around the world. www.housewares.org

Contact Information

  • CONTACT:
    Kelly Jo Highland
    JETRO Chicago
    Office: 312-832-6022
    Cell: 630-352-9489
    Email Contact

    Nagisa Kobayashi
    JETRO New York
    917-922-2573
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