Kirby Company

Manufacturer that specializes in the making and distributing vacuum cleaners

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Coordinates: 41°28′44″N 81°46′07″W / 41.4788033°N 81.7687082°W / 41.4788033; -81.7687082

Kirby Company
IndustryConsumer products
Founded1914; 106 years ago (1914)
(as Nate McCann Company)
1935; 85 years ago (1935)
(as Kirby Company)
ParentThe Scott Fetzer Company
(Berkshire Hathaway)

The Kirby Company (stylized as KIRBY) is a manufacturer of vacuum cleaners and home cleaning accessories, based in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. It is a division of the Scott Fetzer Company (also known as Scott & Fetzer) which in turn is part of Berkshire Hathaway. Dealers are located in over 50 countries throughout the world. Kirby's products are only sold via in-home door-to-door demonstrations[1] and the company is a member of the Direct Selling Association. All of the vacuum cleaners are built in either Ohio or Texas.

  1. ^ "The Kirby Story". Archived from the original on 2011-11-14. Retrieved 2007-07-16.

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