Sandy Springs-based Newell Rubbermaid, Inc. is in merger talks with Jarden Corp., another big manufacturer of consumer projects, the Atlanta Business Chronicle reports, citing the Wall Street Journal.

Besides the familiar line of Rubbermaid home products, Newell Rubbermaid owns many other brands, including Elmer’s Glue and Sharpie and Paper Mate pens. Florida-based Jarden also owns many varied brands, including Sunbeam, Yankee Candle, Mr. Coffee and even Bicycle Playing Cards.

John Ruch

John Ruch is an Atlanta-based journalist. Previously, he was Managing Editor of Reporter Newspapers.