We have a history of offering a wide variety of innovative, first to market plumbing fixtures Pfister is ready to launch into another centennial offering quality plumbing fixtures, superior designs, and breakthrough innovations.
Explore our rich history below.
Price Pfister was founded by Emil Price and William Pfister and introduced the garden faucet as our very first plumbing product.
The product line was expanded to include a variety of plumbing fixtures such as bathroom and kitchen faucets, valves, and hose nozzles. In this same period, the innovative Adjustable Swing Spout with a convenient soap dish was introduced.
Price Pfister invented “Make a Shower”, the first product to give homeowners an easy way to convert their bath in to a shower.
During WWII, Price Pfister produced military items such as aircraft fittings and hand grenade shell and hired women who had entered the work force.
We unveiled the Crown Jewel line, renowned for being easier to install, more functional and durable than competitive faucets. The line gained widespread popularity and helped establish Price Pfister as a household name.
We created the Flow-Matic shower handle featuring the innovative single control lever, allowing homeowners to adjust both water temperature and volume with a single handle.
Price Pfister introduced stylish translucent colored handles and special finishes such as bronze, which were popular in the 1970s bathroom.
We launched the “Pfabulous Pfaucet with the Pfunny Name” TV advertising campaign. The memorable tagline became a featured question on the 2008 Jeopardy game show and is still remembered today.
Price Pfister proudly joined the Black and Decker family, America’s leading makers of power tools and appliances.
Making kitchen pull-out faucet accessible to every household, Price Pfister was the first company to offer affordable pull-out faucets in the retail market.
Price Pfister was the first manufacturer to use ceramic cartridge technology on all of our product lines. The innovation led to the industry’s first lifetime guarantee against leaks and drips, trademarked as the Pforever Seal.
Price Pfister introduced the scratch-resistant Pforever Pfinish which guaranteed to never tarnish, corrode or discolor. At the same time we also announced the first affordable luxury finishes - stainless steel and brushed nickel.
The Pfister Pfaucet redefined the entire water filter industry by integrating a filter into the spout of the faucet, combining purified water and instant convenience.
Price Pfister was the first major manufacturer to offer a lifetime warranty which guarantees finish and function for life.
We were awarded “Best New Product” by Today’s Homeowner magazine for the revolutionary faucet installation system, Twistfit, which reduced widespread lavatory faucet installation time by 50%.
Price Pfister and Kwikset merged into the newly created Black & Decker Hardware and Home Improvement group. A modern campus in Lake Forest, California opened its doors and two legends came together, united under one vision: Leadership in quality, innovation and style.
The Anti-Splash Volume Control Sprayhead was introduced as the industry’s first volume control sprayhead, featuring easy water volume adjustment and ergonomic toggling between spray and stream modes all in the palm of a hand.
We were one of the first companies to partner with the Environmental Protection Agency to create water efficient faucets that help conserve water and protect the environment.
Each WaterSense certified products are engineered to reduce water consumption by 30% and meet the highest efficiency standards.
Kenzo Wallmount, the industry’s first wallmount trough faucet, is the recipient of professional Remodeler Award for “50 Most Innovative New Products 2008”.
Price Pfister developed a full line of lead-free products that meet the new standards set forth by California AB1953 / Vermont S152 Legislations, which limit the amount of lead to a maximum of 0.25% on wetted surfaces.
Price Pfister introduced PFISTER Custom Faucet Solutions to the hospitality market. Our world class industrial design combined with a flexible manufacturing model delivers custom designs in just 8 weeks.
Price Pfister introduced a new and improved drain assembly that takes the hassle out of drain installation. No tools are needed to install Push & Seal and it is easy to use and service.
We updated our brand and changed our name to Pfister. Building on our 100 year heritage and tradition of innovation, the new branding focuses on the Pfister experience and strategically positions us for growth.
Pfister introduced Elevate EXT, the first adjustable height pull-out kitchen faucet available at retail. Elevate EXT features a unique adjustable spout with three height settings, from eight inches, for a compact look with minimal splashing, to 11 inches for washing large pots and allowing extra clearance.
Elevate EXT was recognized in This Old House’s 2011 list of “100 Best New Products”. Learn More
Pfister’s innovative Universal Tub & Shower Kit gives homeowners an easy way to install a new tub & shower faucet without having to tear down the shower wall. The upgrade kit is compatible with 8 commonly installed valves from Pfister™, Delta® and Moen®.
Pfister proudly joined Spectrum Brands, forming the new Spectrum Brands Hardware and Home Improvement group.
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