David E. Connolly Inc. Better Basics purchased Engel Brothers on May 17. The two businesses now will be manufacturing cooperatively in Marbledale, Conn.Engel Brothers has been in operation for more than 74 years. The company's favorites will continue to be featured while retired styles will be revived and news ones created. Engle Brothers can be contacted at (860) 868-0595, e-mail: email@example.com.