Founded in Italy in 1902 by the De' Longhi family as a small industrial parts manufacturing company, the business incorporated in 1950. Historically known for the production of portable heaters, the company has expanded to manufacture a wide array of small domestic appliances for food preparation, cooking and cleaning; the line is known for Italian engineering and award?winning, superior design. The food preparation product line includes espresso, latte and cappuccino makers, burr coffee grinders, electric skillets, indoor grills, Panini grills, gelato makers, bread makers, deep fryers, toaster ovens, citrus juicers, blenders and electric tea kettles. In addition to small kitchen appliances the company manufactures a handsome line of air purification systems, electric oil?filled radiators and wall?mountable heaters. De'longhi? is the authority in coffee, comfort and selected kitchen and homecare categories.