Legrand plugs multi-outlet strips for holidays
Legrand is billing its Plugmold multi-outlet strips as a solution for holiday party hosts beset with additional power needs for appliances, gadgets and decorations.
The strips, which add room for six to 10 outlets, are available in hard-wired DIY kits and cord-ended plug-in models.
Legrand offers up three different varieties of the power strips, including Hardwired Tamper-Resistant Plugmold Kits, which are ideal for kitchen applications and feature built-in shutter systems.
The Cord-ended Plugmold Multi-outlet Strips can be easily mounted in living rooms, kitchens and home offices.
Meanwhile, Plugmold Tough Power Strips come with a diamond plate aluminum cover, 10 outlets and a circuit breaker. They are best-suited for garages and work spaces.
Snavely hires Forsyth to lead EWP
Greensboro, N.C.-based Snavely Forest Products hired Jon Forsyth as the Engineered Wood Products (EWP) manager.
Forsyth brings more than 20 years of experience in engineered wood, specifically in the areas of design, optimization and value engineering.
Bryan Kirit, general manager, Snavely-Greensboro said: “Engineered wood is a growing segment of our industry — increasing with greater acceptance every year. We are pleased to have someone come aboard with such extensive experience as Jon’s to lead this important segment of our business.”
Douglas Meyer is Agaia Homes’ new CEO
Former Burt’s Bees CEO Douglas Meyer has been named CEO of Agaia Home, the consumer branch of green cleaning products company Agaia, based in Fort Lauderdale.
"We’re delighted that an industry leader of Doug’s caliber recognizes the revolutionary nature of our technology and its potential for transforming the household cleaning industry," said Benjamin Shell, chairman and CEO of Agaia. "Safe, non-toxic cleaners are finally taking center stage, and Doug’s arrival at Agaia is an important moment in the shift from petroleum-based cleaners to the post-petroleum era."
In his new role, Meyer will help spearhead the growth strategy of Agaia’s plant-based home care products, which were recently adopted by Walmart.
"I’m well-trained by some of the world’s best companies, know what to look for, and at first couldn’t believe the excellence of these products," Meyer said. "I literally spent the first 40 years of my career preparing for this opportunity — to lead a game-changing technology with the ability to transform the marketplace while, at the same time, greatly benefiting the environment."
Meyer’s resume touts 40 years of consumer packaged goods experience, which includes his time leading Burt’s Bees, as well as his role as VP and general manager at Colgate-Palmolive and as president of North America and regional manager of the Americas at Benckiser.