The following companies are actively seeking patented or “patent pending” inventions with most of them preferring to review “patented” products.  You should speak with a patent attorney prior to submitting your idea to any company.


WirthCo Engineering, Inc.
New Products Dept.
6519 Cecilia Cr.
Minneapolis, MN 55439
Telephone:  (612) 941-9073
Fax:  (612) 941-0659
Web Site:
Products Sought:  12-volt, RV and automobile products.

Kraco Enterprises
Attn: Brad Kraines
505 E. Euclid Ave.
Compton, CA 90224.
(310) 639-0666
Products Sought:  Aftermarket automobile products.

Buske Industries, Inc.
1005 Market St.
P.O. Box 190
Gowrie, IA 50543-0190
Telephone:  (515) 352-3125
Products Sought:  Auto body repair tools and equipment.

Attn: New Products Coordinator
16775 Johnson Drive
City of Industry, CA 91745
Products Sought:  Kitchenware, bathroom, lawn & garden, and automotive aftermarket.

Beauty Parlor/Barber Supplies

Famis Manufacturing, Inc.
1921 Progress
Green Bay, WI 54304
Telephone:  (800) 985-9885
Web Site:
Products Sought:  Beauty parlor and barber supplies, including neck strips and hair wraps.

Communication Systems

KDI Precision Products, Inc.
Attn: Lester E. McFarland Jr.
3975 McMann Rd.
Cincinnati, OH  45245

Educational Products

Hearlihy & Company
Attn: Scott Papenfus
714 W. Columbia St.
Springfield, OH 45504
Products Sought:  Educational products (technology products and curriculum).

Home Related Products

The WestBend Co.
New Products Dept.
P.O. Box 2780
West Bend, WI 53095-2780
Telephone:  (262) 334-6949
Products Sought:  Household appliances.

Rubbermaid Incorporated
ATTN:  R & D
New Product Idea
1147 Akron Road
Wooster, Ohio  44691
New Product Form:
Web Site:

Better Sleep
80 Industrial Rd.
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922.
(908) 464-2200
Products Sought:  Bathroom accessories.

Attn: New Products Coordinator
16775 Johnson Drive
City of Industry, CA  91745
Products Sought:  Kitchenware, bathroom, lawn & garden, and automotive aftermarket.

National Presto Industries, Inc.
Attn:  J. Michael Prairie (Associate Resident Counsel)
3925 North Hastings Way
Eau Claire, WI  54703
Telephone:  (715) 839-2085
Fax:  (715) 839-2122
Web Site:
See also:  Online Inventor’s Kit

Medical Technology

Medtech Limited.
Contact:  Martin Caldwell
Fax: +353 1 2943319
Products Sought:  Irish medical development company seeking innovative device concepts for minimally invasive surgery.  Interested in buying, licensing and joint venturing.

Harrington Product Development Center
Attn:  Rick Harrington
1756 Tennessee Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45229
Telephone: (513) 482-4700
Telephone:  (800) 482-2240
Fax:  (513) 482-4706
Web Site:
Products Sought:  Medical or related products.

Office Products

OfficePro, Inc.
Attn:  Mark Kozhin
104-70 Queens Blvd., Suite 300
Forest Hills, NY  11375
(718) 896-2685
Products Sought:  Office and computer related.

Packaging, Merchandising & Distributing Products

Great Northern Corporation
Attn:  Jeffrey A. Michels (Director of Product Development)
P.O. Box 939
395 Stroebe Road
Appleton, WI  54912
Telephone: (920) 739-3671
Fax: (920) 831-2220
Web Site:
Products Sought:  Creative solutions for packaging, merchandising and distributing products for industrial, commercial and retail markets.  Products include corrugated packaging, temporary and permanent displays, in-store decor, direct mail kits, protective products (fabricated foam and molded pulp), laminations (edge protection).

Pet Products

T-2 Design Corporation
Attn:  Paul Berman
1650 Tenth Street
Santa Monica, CA  90404
Telephone:  (310) 581-1926
Fax:  (310) 581-1936
Web Site:
Products Sought:  Pet products.


The RectorSeal Corporation
2601 Spenwick Drive
Houston, TX 77055
Telephone:  (800) 231-3345
Products Sought:  Plumbing and HVAC.

S.J. Electro Systems, Inc.
New Product Dept. – ID
P.O. Box 1619
Detroil Lakes, MN 56502
Telephone:  218-847-1317
Products Sought:  Plumbing, sewage and water pump controls or alarms.

Rifle/Bow Sights

Marble Arms Company
P.O. Box 111
Gladstone, MI  49837
Telephone:  906-428-3710
Products Sought:  Rifle and pistol scope mounts, rifle and shotgun sights, and archery bow sights.

Tools (Hand And Electric)

Bench Dog, Inc.
Attn:  Karen Fontaine
Telephone: 1-800-786-8902
Web Site:
Products Sought:  Tools for the woodworking industry aimed at either the do-it-yourselfer, the contractor/carpenter/cabinetmaker set, or industrial tools and tooling.

Toys And Games

The Together Group/NewFuntiers
Attn:  Paul A. Lapidus
9882 Cow Creek Drive
Palo Cedro, CA  96073
Telephone (530) 547-4412
Fax: (530) 547-4413
Web Site:
Products Sought:  They are seeking only new products relating to toys, games and baby products.


Marra Design Associates  They market toys and games solely upon a percentage with no up-front fees if they like your idea (Tel: 952-937-8141).

Security And Safety Technologies

Safety Components International
Attn: Lisa Zummo
7580 E. Gray Rd., Suite 102
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Telephone:  (602) 596-9811
Products Sought:  Security and safety technologies.


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