What is Anchor Hocking glassware?


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The Anchor Hocking Company is a manufacturer of glassware, including beverage glasses, tableware, bakeware, lighting components and pantry storage items. Anchor Hocking was established in 1905, and as of 2014, it was considered the second-largest glassware distributor in the United States.

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The company is based in Lancaster, Ohio, where select products are displayed in historical exhibits at the Ohio Glass Museum. The founders, Isaac J. Collins and E.B. Good, started the business with $25,000 and 50 employees. The majority of products are sold directly to businesses and through popular retailers such as Crate and Barrel, Walmart, Target and Kohl's. All Anchor Hocking products are lead free, and most items are safe for dishwasher use.

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