Founded in 1921, fourth generation family owned and operated Vitamix? is committed to improving the vitality of people's lives and liberating the world from conventional food and beverage preparation boundaries. A pioneer in the health foods industry, the company founder saw the many benefits of blending to quickly and easily prepare healthy foods that taste delicious; he named his blender "Vita?Mix" because "vita" means life. Today the company markets a range of premium quality high?performance blenders that are made with pride in America. Selections include versatile personal blenders; 64?ounce capacity turbo blenders that chop, juice, puree and grind; professional series stainless steel blenders that process food to release all the nutritional benefits of fruits and vegetables; commercial quality blenders; self?cleaning blenders; blender accessories and replacement parts including to go containers, food tampers, extra containers and replacement containers.