Dave Swain Associates launches smallwares division and adds two product lines.

Dave Swain Associates Inc., an independent manufacturers’ rep firm serving the New England market, created a new division dedicated to smallwares and tabletop items. The company hired John Minks, a 25-year veteran of the hospitality industry, to lead the sales efforts for its new division.

In addition, DSA took on two additional lines: Rosenthal/Sambonet and Compark Food Safety Instruments.