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Kohler Company, based in Kohler, Wisconsin, U.S., is a maker of bathroom and kitchen products such as toilets, bath tubs, and sinks under the brand names Kohler, Hytec, and Sterling. It also makes furniture under the brand names Baker and McGuire, as well as ceramic, stone, and mosaic tile under the brand Ann Sacks.

Top competitors are Crane Plumbing, Masco, and Moen.

The company is controlled by Chairman Herbert Kohler and his sister Ruth Kohler, third generation Kohlers. Herbert & family have a personal fortune of US$4 billion and are in position 82 in Forbes list of U.S. billionaires. [1] [2]

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Political contributions

From January 1, 2003 to June 25, 2008, company Chairman and President Herbert Kohler gave $207,062 to Republicans, $12,600 to independent Joseph Lieberman (I-CT), and $0 to Democrats. [3]


Key executives:[1]

Contact details

444 Highland Drive
Kohler, WI 53044
United States
Phone: 920-457-4441
Fax: 920-457-1271
Web: http://kohlerco.com


  1. 1.0 1.1 Kohler Company Profile, Hoovers, accessed June 2008.
  2. Herbert Kohler & family, Forbes, accessed June 2008.
  3. Herbert Kohler, Federal Election Commission, accessed June 25, 2008.