American Standard Company History
is one of the leading North American manufacturers of bath and kitchen products. However, where many companies would be content with that title, American Standard continues to push the envelope in terms of innovation and unique product creation. This drive to be the best has propelled them into the forefront of the home improvement scene, and made American Standard a company other businesses set out to emulate.
was born out of Standard Sanitary Manufacturing Company, a company created from the merger of other small plumbing manufacturers in the late 1800's. By 1929, Standard Sanitary had become the world's largest producer of bathroom fixtures and a well known name in kitchen fixtures. In 1967, the name American Standard was adopted and the plumbing manufacturer never looked back. American Standard has an unmatched legacy of quality and innovation lasting more then 130 years. It is this tradition that has built American Standard into a household name, and allows them to produce some of the best products currently on the market.
American Standard's Kitchen Collections
kitchen faucet collections and innovative kitchen suites feature a large assortment of bar faucets, pull out handle faucets, wall mount faucets, and of course traditional kitchen faucets. All of their kitchen faucets have been crafted and created with such attention to detail that customers feel as if it was made just for them. The collections listed above include the kitchen faucet along with collection specific add ons such as soap/lotion dispensers and side sprays.
All of American Standards collections are available in multiple finishes to match almost any kitchen décor, including: Chrome, Blackened Bronze, Polished Brass, Polished Chrome, Satin, Satin Nickel, Stainless Steel, and White, just to name a few. Whether you are looking for a faucet to match your turn of the century mansion, or something modern to mesh with that studio apartment, American Standard has what you are looking for.
American Standard's Bathroom Collections
also manufacturers a large group of bathroom collections featuring single- and two-handle bathroom sink faucets, roman tub faucets, toilets, bidets, and tub and shower trims. American Standard does not stop there; they manufacturer many different accessories designed to give your bathroom a complete look from the faucet all the way down to the robe hook. Accessories include: decorative tank levers, toilet paper holders, towel bars, towel rings, robe hooks, mirrors, shelves, toothbrush holders and soap/lotion dispensers.
American Standard's bathroom collections range in stlyle and design from rugged to modern and encompass all styles in between. American Standard's bathroom collections come in finishes including : Chrome, Blackend Bronze, Clear, Polished Brass, Polished Chrome, Satin, Satin Nickel, Stainless Steel, and White. With all of these options there is always something to match your décor.
American Standards Walk In Bathtubs
American Standard's Walk-In Bathtubs
have provided many innovations for the elderly or people with limited mobility to get the complete bath experience. Combined with a watertight door system, built in chair, and slip resistant floor, these tubs are designed with comfort in mind. The door also comes with a grab bar for convenient hanging of a towel or other necessary items. Bathing should not be a difficult task, and with American Standard Walk In Bathtubs
it doesn't have to be.
The American Standard Family
In early 2008, American Standard
® merged with Crane Plumbing
and Eljer to add to their already impressive family of brand names featuring: Jado
, and Fiat
. Adding these families has shown American Standard increased success in niche areas the parent company does not focus on, while allowing them to participate in all key product categories including bathroom faucets
, kitchen faucets
American Standard Innovations
Besides introducing the world to the one-piece toilet
, American Standard
is known throughout the industry for accomplishments that include include:
- First Built-in bathtubs
- First Combination Faucets (which mix hot and cold water to deliver tempered water)
- First Tarnish-proof, corrosion-proof chrome finishes for brass fittings
- The Deep Soak™ drain
- The No Plunge Champion 4 toilet
- The Speed Connect Drain
- EverClean™ System - incorporates a patented silver-ion additive right into the circulation piping to protect the pipes from mold, mildew, algae and fungus that could cause deterioration or staining of the pipes.
- Products in in three out of five homes in America, as well as, hotels, airports, and stadiums.
By purchasing American Standard you know that you are getting over 130 years of plumbing innovation. With so many products available there is one created especially for the design you are dreaming of. At American Standard, innovation never stops, ingenuity never ceases, history never dates itself and needs never go unmet. American Standard, Style That Works Better®