United Basket Company was formed in
1945 in Brooklyn, New York. The Company's founder, Max Hanfling,
immediately began importing from European sources located in basket
producing regions of Poland, Yugoslavia and Portugal.
In 1945, we relocated our headquarters
to New York and expanded our warehousing to import baskets and furniture
from many other countries, along with our Polish Merchandise. Now,
almost a century later, United Basket Company still flourishes by
offering their customers the finest quality products at competitive
Please note that most orders are generally shipped within 5 working
days or less and orders are processed year round.
In 1974, Max's son Phil joined the Company. He became President
in 1978 and remains the CEO today.
In 1979, United Basket embarked on an expansion plan and began importing
from Hong Kong, China and the Philippines. The Company also expanded
its line of merchandise to include furniture and designer baskets.
Now over sixty five years since its humble beginnings, United Basket
is still known as a primary source for high quality baskets and
We are also beginning to import ceramic bowls, trays and jars for
the packaging industry.
United Basket's account base now numbers over 5,000 active customers.
We participate at the New York Gift Show, The Basket Connection,
The Philadelphia National Candy Show and the Fancy Food & Confection
United Basket invites you to visit our 56,000 square foot facility
in Maspeth, New York and our booth's at the various trade shows.
Our office is most anxious to give you the latest in-stock information
and news of the hottest selling items.
United Basket Company looks forward to your
support as we enter our 69th year serving our customers.