|Headquarters||New York City, New York, United States|
|Products||Good Grips, Soft Works, Steel, Candela, Touchables|
|Parent||Helen of Troy Limited|
OXO was founded by Sam Farber, an entrepreneur in the housewares industry, and his son, John Farber. Sam Farber, chose the name "OXO" because whether it's horizontal, vertical, upside down or backwards, it always reads "OXO." Noticing that his wife, Betsy, who suffered from mild arthritis in her hands, was having difficulty gripping ordinary kitchen tools, he saw an opportunity to create more comfortable cooking tools that would benefit users. The first group of 15 OXO Good Grips kitchen tools were introduced to the U.S. market at the Gourmet Products Show in San Francisco, California, in 1990.
OXO offers over 850 products, covering many areas of the home.
- Cooking tools
- Household cleaning tools
- Baby and toddler products
- Bath cleaning tools and accessories
- Bar ware
- Storage and organization products
- Office products
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- "About OXO". Retrieved 13 Feb 2011.
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