CANTON, Mich., May 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lotus USA is debuting Cool & Crate™ along with its entire new storage, laundry solutions and outdoor furniture at the National Hardware Show, Booth 2620, Las Vegas Convention Center, May 8 – 10, 2018.

“We are excited to demonstrate the cooler, crate and storage functionality of our flagship product Cool & Crate at the National Hardware Show,” states Darren Ivey, Director of Business Development, Lotus USA.  “Cool & Crate offers the multipurpose solutions consumer need without sacrificing quality, durability or value.” 

Cool & Crate, the perfect companion for tailgaters, beach days and grocery trips, provides the size and durability of traditional hard sided coolers with an innovative, foldable design for easy and compact storage of soft sided coolers.  Dual functionality keeps temperature sensitive items safe and intact for transport and/or events, while the removeable water-proof liner allows convenient crate storage of sports equipment, camping supplies and household items.

Fold-It Cool & Crate highlights:

  • Hard sides, foldable design for compact storage
  • 35Q holds 48 cans / 57Q holds 60 cans – folds to a mere 2.75” for storage
  • Dual functionality - remove water-proof liner to convert cooler into crate

Additional Lotus USA product lines showcased at NHS:

Fold-It – foldable crates designed for today’s busy, yet sustainable-minded families and professionals for easy and eco-friendly pack, crate and carry. Fold-It has a variety of uses including club store visits, grocery runs, sports events, camping, moving and so much more. The foldable design allows for compact and convenient storage when not in use.

Store-It – storage solutions perfect for personal and industrial storage and organizing needs. The durable and rugged designs with innovative comfort grip security latches keep contents protected and preserved.

Sort-It – decorative rattan laundry baskets are as attractive as they are functional. Available in three convenient sizes with two decorative styles, they provide a multitude of uses beyond the laundry room.

Enjoy-It –complete outdoor furniture line allows consumers to enjoy outdoor events in comfort and style. Purchase as a set, or pick and choose pieces that best complement your outdoor living spaces.

All the Lotus USA suite of products including the new Cool & Crate are now available.  For retail interest please contact Frank Kendzora or call 888-225-9380.

For more information about Lotus USA products, visit

About Lotus USA
A division of Lotus International Company, Lotus USA products are innovatively designed household and commercial storage, transportation and furniture staples that are built to maximize functionality and sustainability.  Offered in a vast variety of colors, sizes and uses without compromising quality, durability or value.

About Lotus International Company
Lotus International Company is a leading supplier and service provider of electronic and electro-mechanical assemblies and modules for the consumer products, manufacturing, automotive, medical device industries.  It applies a disciplined, process-driven approach while maintaining efficient operations by aligning with dynamic market conditions and the needs of the company’s diverse customer base.

Media Contact: 
Kristi Weaver
Marketing Manager
Lotus USA 

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