As a longstanding brand dedicated to staying and maintaining operations in the USA, Indiana is part of our DNA. Over the years, we’ve made friends and become fans of some of great businesses in the state. Whether you live in Indiana, are passing by, or just want to support our friends, we would like to take a moment to highlight some of our favorite products rooted here alongside us.
Grand Design RV
Grand Design RV manufactures a range of travel trailers and they have a strong presence in Indiana. Their Reflection model is by far one of the best-selling trailers in North America. The Reflection combines tow-ability with value and luxury. The company has shown time and time again that they are fully committed to making sure that they provide the best customer service around, which is just one of the many reasons why the brand is so well-known. They also sell the Transcend RV. which is a great starter option for families who want to get out there and on the open road without breaking the bank.
Janus refers to a mythological god, who was able to look into the past, present and future. When you look at the motorcycles that Janus provides, it’s not hard to see that they embrace this concept. Their motorcycles have a very classic style yet they are catered for the orders of today. They have a section on their website where they disclose where all of the parts that they use for their bikes come from, and they also understand the importance of transparency in everything they do. Janus are making waves in the motorcycle business, and they have proven time and time again that they are one of the best motorcycle manufacturers in the US.
If you own a solid wood rolling pin or a trusty wooden spoon that has served you well over the years then there is a good chance that it has come from this company. They sell their products throughout the US and they have strong commercial connections. A lot of their pieces are made out of kiln-dried maple. This is all sourced from local lumber yards. They pride themselves on making products which are made to last and if you’re a serious cook, you should really check out their range.
Smith Brothers Furniture
Located in Berne, Indiana, Smith Brothers Furniture is often packed with people looking to buy traditional pieces. Their Furniture store has been in business for well over 100 years. They have been able to weather every economic downturn because their customer base is so loyal to the brand. There’s a good reason for this too. Quality is evident across the board, with every single piece made so that it can stand the test of time. It’s not common to see their furniture being passed from generation to generation either.
Sloane Jewelry Design
If you want elegant and refined jewelry then Sloane Jewellery Design is the way to go. You won’t have to worry about things like tarnishing or flaking when you invest in their wares and they have very affordable pricing too. So many people have visited this location to buy engagement rings for their loved ones, not to mention that they also have an online store. With a vast range and in-depth knowledge of the jewelry creation process, it’s no surprise to see that this is one of the top shops around.
Polywood Outdoor Furniture
Polywood started creating their furniture out of recycled plastic. They started doing this long before the recycling movement, which helped to solidify the company as being a frontrunner for eco-friendly products. They can provide you with bar furniture, tables for your patio and even a huge range of chairs. If you want to support companies that have green manufacturing processes, then look no further than Polywood.
DeBrand sells some of the finest chocolates around. Located in Fort Wayne, they have been treating their customers to exquisite sweet treats for several years. They make everything from scratch and they have been in business for well over three decades now. The exterior packaging is iconic and matches the quality of the chocolate within.
B.Happy Peanut Butter
If you have ever picked up a tub of B.Happy peanut butter then you will know how tasty it is. If you are yet to try this delectable product then you’re in for a treat. John Weed started this business so he could teach his children the work ethic required to operate a small business. The peanut butter soon took off and it led to them creating even more unique combinations. Some of the flavors that they have include peanut butter, pretzels and white chocolate.
Charmane Andrews Skillen founded this company after learning about the benefits of sea salt. She has since grown her line of goods, to create a range of gourmet seasonings. They are gluten-free, non-GMO and free from any preservatives. She’s gaining a lot of recognition within the food industry and it’s not hard to see why.
Warner Christian Resources
Warner Christian Resources is one of the last remaining independent book publishers. Not everything that they have to offer is made or manufactured in the US, but they do have books, church bulletins and greeting cards. These are all manufactured in America. The company has been present since 1881 and since then they have grown significantly. They are a huge part of the Indiana scene and their strong community presence has made them a favorite with the locals.
Now for our own honorable mention, Wolf Mattress. Our historic legacy dates to 1873, when Paul Wolf founded our company right here in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Initially specializing in cotton manufacturing, mattresses, and upholstery, we swiftly evolved into a prominent manufacturer of exceptional mattresses, dedicated to delivering a superior sleep experience for over 150 years.