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Bench Dog Tools Inc.
If you want to talk to us about your idea, we will encourage you to talk first with a lawyer. Then, we will talk generally about your idea, and determine whether or not we already have something in development that may relate to your creation. If we do not already have something in development, we will enter a confidentiality agreement. You are always encouraged to obtain your own counsel.
Bench Dog Tools Inc.
9775 85th Ave. N.
Maple Grove, MN 55369

Black & Decker
Black & Decker is a global manufacturer and marketer of power tools and accessories, hardware and home improvement products, and technology based fastening systems.
Barbara Davis,
The Black & Decker Corp.
701 E. Joppa Road
MS TW075
Towson, MD 21286
Fax 410.716.2788 and

Bobcat is a world leader in the engineering, manufacture, and marketing of compact industrial, construction, and agri-business equipment, attachments and related services. You can find a link to its invention submission form here:

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier for the automotive and industrial technology, consumer goods and building technology industries.

Builders Inventions:
Builders Inventions bills itself as the #1 source for tools and products invented by builders and tradesmen. This is the home for builders and trades people who have come up with innovative contractor tools, inventions and products for building on job sites.  

Delta Faucet Co.:

Dorman Products, Inc.: The retail products group within Dorman Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:DORM) supplies automotive products, hardware and housewares under its Dorman�, HELP!�, Symmetry� and other brand names. Dorman is searching for new CPG (consumer packaged goods) to be distributed at national mass merchandise, home centers and / or automotive specialty. Existing categories include DIY, Hardware, Housewares, Organization, Picture Hanging, Furniture Glides / Surface Protection, Decorative Hardware and Front-Of-Store Automotive. Inventors should send product information or sell sheets; unsolicited 3D samples may be reviewed but may not be returned. Inventors and innovators may contact directly: 
Tim Caton,
Dorman Products, Inc., Dept MCH
3400 E. Walnut St., Colmar PA 19454

Great Northern Corp.
Great Northern offers integrated, comprehensive packaging solutions in industrial, commercial and retail markets.

Homax is a leader in do-it-yourself and
professional home improvement products.

Home Depot:
This is the website on how to get on in contact with home depot suppliers.

Lamson & Sessions:
Lamson Home Products sells to the do-it-yourself, hardware and mass merchandiser markets, providing homeowners and contractors with rough electrical, convenience and security products.
Another business unit, Carlon, provides fiber optic, copper and coaxial cable protection for plant construction and wiring systems.
Lamson & Sessions
8155 T&B Blvd 4B-36
Memphis, TN 38125

Lisle Corp.:
Company has more than 400 tools in their product line, and is looking for hand tools for professional mechanics.
P.O. Box 89, Clarinda, IA 51632

Maddak Ableware: Ableware� products are recognized and respected by durable medical equipment providers (DMEs), home medical equipment providers (HMEs), medical and hospital supply centers, pharmacies, homecare centers and internet outlets worldwide for their quality, convenience and reliability. They are interested in evaluating new products and ideas, especially those designed for the home healthcare and rehabilitation industries. The channels and markets they serve are global. Maddak has a history of collaborating with inventors in bringing their new, innovative ideas successfully to market, and many of the products in their Ableware� catalog started out just that way. The Leg Wrap � Positioning Aid (catalog # 70418-0000) is an example where Maddak worked together with a Senior Occupational Therapy Aide, Paula Bennett, utilized her prototype, further developed the product and brought it to market. Paula now receives royalties for every Leg Wrap sold. If you:

then contact them at or call 1-800-443-4926 l

MK Diamond Products Inc.:
MK Diamond Products Inc. is a leader in the manufacture of precision diamond blades and equipment for cutting, coring and polishing all types of masonry, concrete, tile and stone products.
MK Diamond Products Inc.
1315 Storm Parkway
Torrance, CA 90501

PGH Corning
PGH Corning makes various types of glass and ceramic blocks and grill cleaners.
Nick Loomis
Pittsburgh Corning Corp.
800 Presque Isle Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA, 15329

Plews & Edelmann: 
Plews & Edelmann is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of a broad range of automotive parts, hardware, tools and industrial products (such as:
Hand Held Lubrication Equipment, Lubricants, Air Hose & Accessories, Tire Repair, Power Steering Hose & Repair Kits, Transmission Oil Cooler Lines, and Automotive Fittings) sold to the vast majority of mass merchant and retail auto parts stores and wholesale automotive parts and industrial distribution outlets, worldwide. They are looking for automotive, hardware and industrial products.
Jim Zalzalah, N
ew Product Development Manager
1550 Franklin Grove Road 
Dixon, IL 61021 
Office: 815-285-9491 
Digital Fax: 815-288-0708

Pioneer Plastics Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets proprietary products and operates a custom injection molding manufacturing facility. Business segments:

They are always interested in new business opportunities in any of these businesses. 
Contact: Joe Crowdus, Sales and Engineering Manager
Pioneer Plastics, Inc.
1584 US Hwy 41A
North Dixon, KY 42409

Simpson Strong Tie:
Simpson makes a wide array of construction and engineering products

Stride Tool Inc.:
Stride Tool Inc. is a leader in the development of innovative products, including hand tools that make work easier for customers in a wide array of industries.

Crown Crafts:
Crown Crafts Infant Products is a leading manufacturer of bedding, blankets, and accessories.

Eddie Bauer:
In conjunction with innovative design and exceptional customer service, Eddie Bauer offers premium-quality clothing, accessories and gear for men and women that complement today�s modern outdoor lifestyle.

GCI Outdoor:
GCI Outdoor has been designing the most innovative and comfortable products for the outdoor industry for the past 10 years. In 2008, we re-energized with product enhancements, a new logo, and a brand new slogan �THINK OUTSIDE� that together symbolize our vision of future outdoor innovation.
GCI Outdoors
66 Killingworth Rd.
Higganum, CT 06441

The iconic greeting card company is on the lookout for new card ideas.  

Hornby is a household name and is famous as the UK brand leader in the model railway hobby.

Jada is a company that firmly believes that ideas and innovations are what drive the toy industry.

Jakks Pacific Inc.:
JAKKS Pacific Inc. is a multi-brand company that, since 1995, has been designing, developing, producing and marketing toys, leisure products and writing instruments for children and adults around the world.

MM Fitness:
MM Fitness is a privately held company headquartered in Tallahassee, FL, that was launched in 2007 to help people once and for all accomplish their health and fitness goals.
850. 385.3668

Plaid Enterprises Inc.

Arts & Crafts Company
Plaid Enterprises Inc.
3225 Westech Dr.
Norcross, GA 30092-3500

Pro Performance Sports
Here at Pro Performance Sports, we are dedicated to continually offering our customers new and innovative sports training products. If you have an idea for a new product, please print a copy of our

Idea Submission Form and return the form filled out along with sufficient information to support your new product (images, etc).

Scheewe Publications Painting Books
Scheewe Publications is a family-owned and operated painting book business in Portland , Ore.
P.O. Box 20518
Portland, OR 97294
Shipping Address
13449 N.E. Whitaker Way
Portland OR 97230
Fax 503.252.9508  

Makes basketballs, baseballs, volleyballs and a variety of other sporting goods.  
P.O. Box 90015
Bowling Green, KY 42103-7932
Phone: 1-800-SPALDING
Email: click here

Dealer Inquiries:
Contact Customer Service at: 1-800-SPALDING

Spalding is a Division of Russell Corporation:
Russell Corporation
P.O. Box 90015
Bowling Green, KY 42103-7932
Phone: 800-772-5346

Speedball Art Products
For more than 100 years, Speedball has been producing tools and supplies for artists, art teachers and students.

Spin Master Ltd.
Spin Master is a toy and entertainment company on the hunt for ideas from inventors.

Under Contact Us, Company Contacts, there is an invention submission page

Each year, Sportime introduces 40 to 60 all-new product innovations. Since their introduction in 1983, more than 500 Sportime innovations have changed the way physical education is taught and learned worldwide.

Stamina Products Inc.
Stamina Products Inc. was founded in 1987. From the beginning, our focus has been to supply quality and value to the fitness and leisure markets.

Stamina Products, Inc. is always seeking breakthrough designs and ideas from independent designers and engineers. If you are interested in exploring how Stamina's vast experience and resources in the exercise/fitness industry might work with you and your product, please contact us by phone, e-mail, fax, or letter to discuss how Stamina can take your ideas to the marketplace.

c/o Stamina Design Dept.
P.O. Box 1071
Springfield, MO 65801-1071
PH: 417-889-7011
FAX: 417-889-8064

Makes pool toys.

Swimways Corp.
5816 Ward Court
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
Phone: 757-460-1156
Toll Free: 800-328-6166

Wild Planet Entertainment Inc.
We believe in the power of a child�s imagination. Our toys and products encourage kids to be imaginative, creative and to explore the world around them.
We create quality toys and gifts that are safe, durable, innovative and most importantly, lots of fun! We respect our customers and only offer them products that we would be proud to give to others.
Wild Planet Entertainment, Inc.
PO Box 194087
San Francisco, CA 94119-4087

Yomega Corp.
Yomega is a toy and game company.
Yomega Corp.
145 Globe Street
Fall River, MA 02724 USA
Fax 508.677.1599

Toy Brokers:

Anjar Co.

Aqua Leisure

British Toy & Hobby Association

Cactus Marketing Services

Excel Development Group Inc.

Flambeau Inc.
801 Lynn Ave.
Baraboo, WI 53913-2746

Fundex Games

Hog Wild Toys

Marra Design Associates Inc.


Paul Lapidus 
1936 Balzac Court
Redding, CA 96003

Rehtmeyer Inc.

Royalty Pros Licensing

Crafts, Hobbies, Sports & Toys:

Aqua Gear Inc.:  Established in 1992, Aqua Gear is your source for water exercise, water aerobics and swimming equipment. Our online store includes swim fins, water exercise floatation belts, swim goggles, kick boards, personal care items, snorkeling gear and much more.
Aqua Gear Inc.
13297 Temple Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33412
888.426.4327 The online shop from Baumgarten�s, supplier of practical, colorful products for home, school and office

Coleman:  Coleman is a leader in camping gear. In order to protect inventors and Coleman, only patented inventions will be considered. You may send Coleman a copy of your issued patent for review. Please do not send any confidential information with your patent. It will not review any patents pending. Further information about our policy can be obtained by calling
Once the recorded message begins, please select Option 6, followed by Option 5.
Send issued patents to:
The Coleman Co., Inc.
Attn: Legal Dept. � Invention Evaluation
3600 N. Hydraulic
Wichita, KS 67219

Food & Beverage Companies:

General Mills

INOV8 Beverage Company LLC
350 Theodore Fremd Ave.
Rye, N.Y., 10580


Kraft Foods
Open Innovations
1 Kraft Court
Glenview, IL 60025

Housewares & Healthcare Companies:  


3M Corporate Headquarters
3M Center
St. Paul, MN 55144-1000
888-3M HELPS

Aroma Housewares
(800) 276-6286
(858) 587-8866
FAX:  (858) 558-7300 
Postal Address:
Aroma Housewares Company
6469 Flanders Drive
San Diego, CA 92121

Barbara K
Barbara's Way

41 East 60th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Tel: 212-739-9800

Office of New Product Suggestions
21 Davis Drive
P.O. Box 12016
Research Triangle Park, N.C. 27709-2016

Bemis Manufacturing Company
300 Mill Street
P.O. Box 901
Sheboygan Falls, WI 53085-0901

Better Sleep, Inc
100 Readington Road; Suite 2
Branchburg, NJ 08876
Fax 908.393.0126

CCL Label

Conair /Cuisinart
Makes culinary and kitchen appliances.
1 Cummings Point Road
Stamford CT 06902  

CROWN Packaging Technology Inc.
The open innovation section on this packaging company�s Web site allows anybody to submit unique ideas, including new concepts for technologies or processes, for consideration by the company�s Innovation Team.
Corporate Headquarters:
Crown Holdings, Inc.
One Crown Way
Philadelphia, PA 19154-4599
Main Tel:  (215) 698-5100

DeWalt Industrial Tool Co.
A leader in power tools. It only will consider your ideas or inventions if you submit them through the company�s online submission system.
701 E. Joppa Road, TW425
21286 Baltimore, MD

Eureka Medical

Faultless / Bon Ami Co.

GE Healthcare

Homedics offers an extensive line of personal wellness products.
HoMedics Corporate Headquarters
3000 Pontiac Trail
Commerce Township, MI 48390

Jokari Home Solutions
Jokari is currently looking for great innovative ideas in the houswares category.

A medical device company. In order for our evaluation team to be able to properly review your idea, it is imperative that you only share NON-confidential information at this time. Upon review, we will determine if your idea is a strategic fit for our company�s direction, and represents a concept that has not already been considered by KCI. If KCI desires to further
pursue your idea, KCI will contact you to obtain further information.

Koven Technology Inc.
Koven Technology, Inc. is the exclusive supplier of Koven Hadeco vascular, surgical and fetal Dopplers in the US, Canada, and the UK
12125 Woodcrest Executive Drive, Suite 320, St. Louis, MO 63141
T: 800-521-8342 / 314-542-2101
F: 314-542-6020
email for PO's (US hospital):
Hours: M - F 9:00am - 5:00pm

Lifetime Brands Inc.

Maddak Inc.
Maddak designs and manufactures assistive devices to ease the tasks of many household activities including but not limited to dressing, bathing and grooming.
661 Route 23 South
Wayne , NJ 07470

Voice:  973-628-7600
Fax:  973-305-0841

Noetic Technologies Inc.
Noetic specializes in bringing new innovations to market in the chemicals and materials sectors.  Noetic helps entrepreneurs with business formation, intellectual property strategies, and market research.

Noetic Technologies, Inc.
46 Shelby Thames Drive  
Hattiesburg, MS 39402

Parents of Invention
The company is interested in developing convenience products for the home. Find out more about the company here:
Download its product submission form here:

OXO is dedicated to providing innovative consumer products that make everyday living easier. Product lines include kitchen tools, spice grinders, household cleaning tools, barware, barbecue tools, garden tools, storage and organization products and automotive cleaning tools.
601 West 26th Street; Suite 1050
New York, NY 10001

The company made famous by infomercial pitchman Ron Popeil (Pocket Fisherman, Veg-O-Matic, etc.) makes housewares and kitchen implements.

To submit products to this company, which makes office supplies, hardware, home organization items and decor, you have to fill out a form, available at the link below:

SC Johnson Brands
From kitchen cleaning to air care, from stain removal to home storage, SC Johnson is dedicated to creating products that make your life easier and keep you home clean and beautiful.

For submission guidelines, write:
Whirlpool Corporation
Attn: Outside Submitter Correspondent
500 Renaissance Drive, Suite 102
St. Joseph, MI 49085  

World Kitchen LLC

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If you have an original tool invention in the automotive service industry, Lisle Corporation is interested in evaluating your invention.


The Sharper Image - High Tech Gadgets. Please call their product submission line at 415-445-6125 or contact them at: See their product line at: The Sharper Image

Gadget Universe - High Tech Gadgets, 16060 Ventura Blvd. Suite 158 Encino, CA 91436, See their product line at:

Got a Cutting-Edge Product to Sell? reaches millions of early adopters every week. If you have a new product or invention you'd like to offer for sale on the Web site, Click here for details


Exceptional Products, Inc. (EPI), a direct response television marketer and distributor in Dallas is looking for new, innovative mass market products. They market all products on television through long and short form commercials ("infomercials") as well as on QVC, HSN and national retailers.

QVC National Product Search, The largest electronic retailer in America is always looking for new products to air on TV. For more information or to get a submission form, visit or call (866)302-4633.

Guthy-Renker For more information or to get a submission form, visit Product Submission.

Home Shopping Network (HSN) For more information or to get a submission form, visit Become a Vendor.

Thane For more information or to get a submission form, visit Submissions.


National Presto Industries is seeking outside inventions for the kitchen, housewares, and food preparation market.

The Dial Corporation is looking for new consumer products. in the following categories: *Personal Care products and devices (Skin, Hair, Feet, Oral), *Laundry cleaners or additives, including Soil & Stain removers and devices, *Home Air treatment products or devices (Fragrancing, Freshening, Filtering), *Auto Air treatment products or devices (Fragrancing, Freshening, Filtering), *Carpet and Upholstery treatments, *Household surface treatment or cleaning products *Auto surface treatments or cleaner products, *Dog and/or cat fur & skin care products, *Novel Food packaging or dispensing systems, *Other novel packaging or dispensing systems, *Devices that simplify or enhance the cleaning or home freshening process.

Orange Glow International Safe cleaning products. Contact Frank Kvietok at (303) 740-1909, ext. 345.

COLEMAN-POWERMATE, a subsidiary of the SUNBEAM Corp., has a detailed policy regarding submitting new product ideas for consideration. You may obtain a copy of the submissions policy by calling (561) 912-4900 or writing to: Invention Submissions, Sunbeam Corporation, 2381 Executive Center Drive, Boca Raton, FL 33441.


,, one of the worlds largest manufacturers of office products, is seeking patented products in the field of computer accessories, ergonomic accessories, laptop accessories, and office products.
Contact: Tim Shipley, Senior Marketing Manager, Phone: 630-671-5112 or email

STAPLES Office Supplies is seeking innovative ideas and products in the office supplies field.


Garden Weasel is seeking: nearly any mass appeal item, pet related items, gift items, lawn and garden, hardware, houseware, toys, plumbing, home improvement, automotive, recreational.

Big Idea Group is seeking innovative, highly marketable ideas for tools and home improvement products on behalf of multiple corporate partners. See their "Wish List".

Benjamin Obdyke, national manufacturer of home improvement products is Inc., and they're looking to license or acquire new products or tools used in exterior construction (primarily residential) more specifically, roofing and siding products. They sell through wholesale roofing and siding distributors and lumberyards. You can learn more about Benjamin Obdyke -- and the types of products they're looking for -- on their web site: 

Homax Products, national supplier of paint sundry, tile maintenance and fencing products, seeks inventions to market in retail home improvement industry. Inventors call (800) 729-9029, 840 W. Horton Road, Bellingham, WA 98226

Pelham West Associates is a product scout company for a group of small manufacturers/distributors. They seek a wide range of products. For their procedures and a current list of products wanted by their clients, check their web site:

Orange Glow International Safe cleaning products. Contact Frank Kvietok at (303) 740-1909, ext. 345.

Pacer Technology is looking for consumer friendly adhesive products. Call Greg Lindsay at (800) 538-3091 or visit the website.

COLEMAN-POWERMATE , a subsidiary of the SUNBEAM Corp., has a detailed policy regarding submitting new product ideas for consideration. You may obtain a copy of the submissions policy by calling (561) 912-4900 or writing to: Invention Submissions, Sunbeam Corporation, 2381 Executive Center Drive, Boca Raton, FL 33441.


Big Idea Group is seeking innovative, highly marketable ideas for toys and kids' products on behalf of multiple corporate partners, reaching out to inventors of all ages and all levels of experience. See their "Wish List".

Hogwild Toys Innovative toys, gifts and fun products for the young and old.

Parent Smart Products is seeking infant safety products invented by parents.


Garden Weasel is seeking: nearly any mass appeal item, pet related items, gift items, lawn and garden, hardware, houseware, toys, plumbing, home improvement, automotive, recreational.

Big Idea Group is seeking innovations in all areas of consumer products, with special emphasis on the following categories: QVC items, toys and kids' products, office supply, school library items, promotion and impulse, home & garden, holiday & seasonal, pets, tools, kitchen & housewares, health & wellness, organization & storage, arts & crafts, and sports & recreation.

The Dial Corporation is looking for new consumer products. in the following categories: 

  • Personal Care products and devices (Skin, Hair, Feet, Oral)
  • Laundry cleaners or additives, including Soil & Stain removers and devices
  • Home Air treatment products or devices (Fragrancing, Freshening, Filtering)
  • Auto Air treatment products or devices (Fragrancing, Freshening, Filtering)
  • Carpet and Upholstery treatments
  • Household surface treatment or cleaning products
  • Auto surface treatments or cleaner products
  • Dog and/or cat fur & skin care products
  • Novel Food packaging or dispensing systems
  • Other novel packaging or dispensing systems
  • Devices that simplify or enhance the cleaning or home freshening process.

The National Mail Order Association (NMOA) is seeking unique, interesting products for its "Made in America Hot Product Contest". Inventors, manufacturers, artisans and craftspeople are invited to participate. The contest helps buyers from mail order marketers find new and interesting products for their companies to sell. For more information and to obtain an entry form, visit

Got a Cutting-Edge Product to Sell? reaches millions of early adopters every week. If you have a new product or invention you'd like to offer for sale on the Web site, Click here for details


Food Inventors Network, a division of the Big Idea Group, with a focus on food, beverage, and related packaging, helps inventors get ideas commercialized through licensing, evaluates ideas at open-call Roadshows, and conducts Idea Hunts and contests for clients who are looking for specific product ideas.

SOURCE:  Houston Inventors Association 

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