7 Tide is the Epicenter of American-Made Brands in Boston

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7 Tide is the Epicenter of American-Made Brands in Boston

Sub-Zero, Wolf and Cove, Marvin Windows and Doors and Kohler

Today we hear lots of talk about “bringing back” American manufacturing. If you dig a little deeper, you’ll find stories of legendary entrepreneurs and their superior designs that have actually been woven into the fabric of the American zeitgeist for centuries. These business pillars have never gone away; they’ve grown and developed into world-class companies. Beyond the well-known Henry Fords and Thomas Edisons of this world, there are industry pioneers whose stories will make you love their products even more.

7 Tide in Boston’s Seaport District is the region’s epicenter for American-made home design products that continue to define the country’s ingenuity, determination and commitment to quality. These companies began before the word “brand” was even used in business. They are the result of individuals who were determined to solve problems.

You may be surprised to find out how a grain elevator operator became the owner of the country’s most esteemed window manufacturing company and how the desire to find a better way to store a young son’s insulin inspired another American to eventually design the very first built-in refrigeration. What’s more interesting is that their families have carried on their work ethic and unyielding commitment to quality and their products are now the very brands you trust with your largest investment: your home.

1912: The Birth of Marvin Windows and Doors

1926: Sub-Zero and the Transformation of the American Kitchen

1883: Kohler Enters the Plumbing Industry