Holmes Products

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Holmes Products
Industry Consumer products
Founded 1982[1]
Founders Jordan Kahn
Products Home appliances
Parent Jarden
Website www.holmesproducts.com/

Holmes Products Corp., or Holmes Group is a company based in Milford, Massachusetts that produces mechanical fans, air heaters, and humidifiers.

Holmes Products was founded by Jordan Kahn in 1982.[1][2] In 2005, Berkshire Partners, Holmes' parent company, sold Holmes Products to Jarden Corporation for $625.9 million USD. At the time of the sale, the brands of Holmes included Rival (acquired in 1999[3]), Crock-Pot, Bionaire and White Mountain.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About Holmes Products". Retrieved 3 May 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Holmes Group sold to Jarden for $625.9M in cash, stock". Boston Business Journal. 29 June 2005. Retrieved 3 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "Rival sold to Holmes". The News-Sentinel. 28 December 1998. Retrieved 3 May 2012.