February 23, 2018 6:04 AM ET

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Company Overview of Zippo Manufacturing Company

Company Overview

Zippo Manufacturing Company manufactures lighters. It offers windproof, utility, and butane candle lighters; outdoor products in the areas of comfort, fire, and cooking; displays; and accessories for lighters and outdoor products. The company also offers pocket, sporting, specialty, and home knives; men's and women’s fragrances; lighter accessories; knife accessories; clothing; gifts; writing instruments; watches; and heat and flame products for outdoor enthusiasts. It offers its products online, as well as through stores in the United States and internationally. The company also offers knives through an authorized dealer network of hardware and home improvement retailers, specialty cutlery ...

33 Barbour Street

Bradford, PA 16701

United States

Founded in 1932





Key Executives for Zippo Manufacturing Company

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Age: 51
Owner and Chairman
Managing Director of Asia
Licensing Director
Senior Vice President of Global Sales
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Zippo Manufacturing Company Key Developments

Zippo Lighter Factory Lays Off 38 Workers

Zippo lighter factory has laid off 38 workers, blaming a slowdown in the company's North American business and a glut of inventory in China. The company took control of its Chinese imports because of problems with black market counterfeit lighters and gray market lighters. Gray market lighters are legitimate Zippo products shipped to China outside legal import rules.

Zippo Manufacturing Company Appoints Liu Jinghua to the New Position of Managing Director, Asia

Zippo Manufacturing Company announced the appointment of  Mr. Liu Jinghua to the new position of Managing Director, Asia, effective January 1, 2017. In his new role, Mr. Liu will be responsible for all Zippo business development in the Greater China market. Additionally, Mr. Liu will oversee operations for three of Zippo's subsidiaries in China. Prior to joining Zippo, Mr. Liu worked as Head of Sales at PhilipMorris in China.

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