Evenflo

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Evenflo Company
Public
Traded as HKEx: 01086
Industry Consumer Products
Founded 1920
Headquarters Miamisburg, Ohio, United States
Products car seats, travel systems, safety gates, high chairs, play yards, stationary activity centers, infant carriers, doorway jumpers
Owner Goodbaby International Holdings Limited
Website www.evenflo.com

Evenflo Company, Inc. is headquartered in Miamisburg, Ohio, and principally engages in the design, research and development, manufacturing, marketing and sale of Evenflo and Exersaucer branded juvenile products. The Evenflo product portfolio includes car seats, travel systems, safety gates, high chairs, play yards, stationary activity centers, infant carriers and doorway jumpers. Evenflo has two manufacturing facilities: one in Piqua, Ohio, and one in Tijuana, Mexico.

History[edit]

Evenflo traces its roots back to the 1920 founding of the Pyramid Rubber Company in Ravenna, Ohio. Initially, the company was a manufacturer of products related to baby feeding. In 1995, Evenflo Company, Inc. was created through the merger of Evenflo Juvenile Products and Evenflo Juvenile Furniture Company (formerly known as Questor Juvenile Furniture Company).

The company was acquired by private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., together with Spalding in 1996 and again in 1997 by Gerry Baby Products Company, a division of Huffy Corporation. In 2004, Harvest Partners another private equity firm, acquired the company. Harvest sold Evenflo to Weston Presidio in 2007.[1]

In January 2012, Evenflo sold their feeding business to Kimberly-Clark de México, a personal and family care products company in Mexico.[2] Nearly a year later, in November 2012, Evenflo sold their Ameda® breastfeeding business to Platinum Products Holding, Inc. (a portfolio company of Crimson Investment).[3]

Evenflo Company, Inc. was officially acquired by Goodbaby International Holdings Limited in July 2014.[4] Goodbaby International is a durable juvenile products company that is listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (1086:HK). The Group designs, researches and develops, manufactures, markets and sells strollers, children’s car seats, cribs, bicycles and tricycles and other durable juvenile products.

Products[edit]

Evenflo's core products include car seats, strollers, portable play yards, and stationary activity centers.

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