- The conglomerate, Textron, acquired Gorham in 1982.
- Ownership passed to Dansk International Designs in 1989.
- In 1991, Brown-Forman (known more for distilled spirits) bought Gorham and folded the company into the Lenox division.
- Department 56 bought the Lenox division in 2006.
Occasionally, you will see negative comments regarding the degradation of quality since the purchase by Brown-Forman. We are not experts in this subject and will not attempt to verify or deny these implications. However, we invite comments from visitors to this blog who might have more information.
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