Founded in Germany in 1884, Rowenta is a manufacturer of small household appliances; design, quality and value are hallmarks of the brand which is known for introducing the first steam iron in 1957. Today the company offers an extensive range of garment care and household cleaning solutions; German technology and precision engineering are evident in each high quality product the company produces. The product line includes innovative garment steamers which may also be used on home furnishings; a wide range of energy-saving, ergonomically correct steam irons including irons with automatic cord reel systems; professional quality steam iron stations designed to address the toughest of wrinkles and creases; handy steam brushes; compact steamers; whisper-quiet pedestal fans; intelligent ultrasonic humidifiers; Precision Valet? garment steamers; bagless stick vacuum cleaners; soleplate cleaning kits and more.