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May 26, 2015 12:23 PM ET

Household Durables

Company Overview of Prizer-Painter Stove Works, Inc.

Company Overview

Prizer-Painter Stove Works, Inc. manufactures residential and commercial coal ranges, hot water heaters, furnaces, and heating stoves. It offers freestanding ranges, cook tops, drop-in cook tops, wall ovens, hoods, salamander broilers, indoor char broilers, and cookware products. The company offers its products online, as well as through dealers in the United States and Canada. Prizer-Painter Stove Works, Inc. was formerly known as Prizer-Painter Stove and Heater Company. The company was founded in 1880 and is based in Reading, Pennsylvania.

600 Arlington Street

Reading, PA 19611-2031

United States

Founded in 1880

Phone:

610-376-7479

Fax:

610-376-2596

Key Executives for Prizer-Painter Stove Works, Inc.

Vice President of Operations
Vice President of Marketing
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Prizer-Painter Stove Works, Inc. Key Developments

BlueStar Introduces an All New Line of Commercial-Style Cooktops

BlueStar introduces an all new line of commercial-style cooktops that offer incomparable power and performance for discerning home chefs who demand restaurant-quality results at home. The all new cooktop, with its enhanced design, represents the ultimate tool for the serious home chef. It delivers BlueStar's signature power and performance while consuming minimal kitchen space. These cooktops have been designed to deliver restaurant quality performance - from searing heat to the gentlest of simmers, with burners reaching 22K BTUs of power and a simmer that can turn down to 130 degrees. The all new cooktops feature a streamlined design and a sleeker size. With a reduced depth, the new cooktop can now be installed above a BlueStar Electric Wall Oven, giving home chefs even more options to create a restaurant quality kitchen at home. The redesigned cooktop includes brushed stainless steel knobs (that are offered standard), adding to the polished look of the cooktop surface. For the first time, customers also will have the option of customizing the knobs in any one of the 750+ colors and finishes in BlueStar's extraordinary color palette. In addition, the cooktop's new innovative design inspires even more design possibilities when customizing a kitchen. The all gas cooktop - available in 30" and 36" width sizes - combines commercial-style design with a number of sleek touches suitable for the home kitchen. It features heavy-duty commercial stainless steel construction with durable control knobs and full-motion grates. The addition of cast iron burner bowls that match the matte finish of the grates completes the brand new design. The new model is easy-to-clean - the one piece top can be effortlessly removed to clean up any messes that may fall below the cooktop surface.

BlueStar Introduces Professional-Grade Rangetop to its Top-Of-The-Line Platinum Series

BlueStar introduced the new Platinum™ Series Rangetop which features unsurpassed power and performance in a cooktop design. Like the recently introduced Platinum™ range, this rangetop features powerful 25,000 BTU burners, an interchangeable charbroiler and griddle, and a gentle simmer burner plus a sleeker, updated design. With an ongoing commitment to serious performance, quality and innovation, BlueStar® continually incorporates innovative technology and proven performance into its product lineup. Handcrafted in Reading, PA since 1880 with heavy-duty, commercial grade construction, BlueStar® products are the ultimate tools for the serious home chef. The new Platinum Series Rangetop offers a host of innovative, professional grade - features. The powerful PrimaNova™ power burners provide a searing 25,000 BTUs for maximum high heat cooking. The open-burner system delivers direct, concentrated and efficient heat along with superior temperature control and flame disbursement. In addition to the 25,000 BTUs burners, the rangetop also features 22,000 BTU, 18,000 BTU and 15,000 BTU burners, as well a 130° simmer burner - perfect for melting chocolate or preparing delicate sauces and soups. The 2-in-1 Interchangeable Griddle Charbroiler offers the ultimate in flexibility: place the cast-iron griddle or charbroiler anywhere on the range, and interchange the two components based on the day's menu. Enjoy two-zone cooking, with up to 40,000 BTUs of power, plus four unique cooking surfaces. For cooks who enjoy Asian cuisine, the rangetop features integrated wok cooking - no wok ring required. Heavy-duty control knobs and full motion grates ensure easy maneuverability of pots and pans. The commerical-grade rangetop also includes removable, dishwasher friendly stainless steel drip trays. The BlueStar® Platinum™ Rangetop Series is available in 24", 30", 36", 48" and 60" sizes. The BlueStar® Platinum Series offers a sleeker, contemporary design, with a one piece control panel, smoother front edges, and brushed stainless steel knobs. For additional customization, choose from 190+ colored knobs plus a choice of six metal trim finishes. The rangetop also features an easy-to-clean rangetop burner system with formed grease pan inserts and an easy-pull handle.

BlueStar Introduces the New BlueStar(R) Electric Wall Oven

BlueStar announced the introduction of the first-ever BlueStar(R) Electric Wall Oven, bringing its iconic brand of true professional performance to electric cooking. Innovative features of the new electric wall oven include a built-in, temperature-controlled artisan baking stone, and the eco-friendly Continu Clean(TM) technology which permits oven cleaning without chemicals or extreme temperatures. The unit also features professional-grade heating elements, 12 individual cooking modes, a precise convection cooking system and an integrated temperature probe. Like all BlueStar products, the electric wall oven offers unmatched capacity and near limitless customization features such as the choice of 750+ colors and finishes. Like all BlueStar(R) cooking products, the new wall oven offers unsurpassed power and performance, making this oven the perfect addition to any chef's home kitchen. The powerful 2,500 watt bake element and the intense 5,000 watt Infrared broiler provide restaurant-quality results every time. The 800 watt heat assist element in the back of the cavity means faster preheating and less time waiting. A precision temperature probe offers the ideal way to obtain the perfect temperature for any meat.

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