Paragon Fast Facts
Family owned company founded in 1948
Over 400,000 kilns sold
Holder of 3 design patents
Paragon: Greek meaning “model of perfection”
All Paragon kilns are manufactured in Mesquite, Texas, USA.
72,000 square foot production facility
Complete sheet metal fabrication and automated brick cutting machinery to develop new products quickly
Centrally located to offer shipping transit times in under 4 days at competitive rates to continental United Sates
Instruction manuals printed by offset in the factory printshop.
Broad Markets Covered with Extensive Product Selection
Over 4,000 standard and specialized kilns available for sale
We offer 20 product lines including ceramics, pottery, glass fusing, knife making, silver clay, general heat treating, and many other applications.
Long term availability on replacement parts
Our engineering staff and onsite manufacturing capabilities enable us to make customer specified furnaces.
We have developed and sold over 900 customized furnaces since 1994.
All designs are done using Auto CAD software so we can offer long term support and volume production for unique designs.
Over 200 knowledgeable distributors in the United States
Distributors established in 17 other countries around the world
Extensive knowledge on international standards allows Paragon to build kilns for any country in the world.
Paragon’s highest priority is safety.
Most of our catalog standard kilns have completed certification with TUV testing lab.
All kilns sold in Europe have been designed to meet CE Certification.
Every Paragon kiln goes through a 15 step quality control procedure before it ships.
A certified quality technician oversees the quality control program and tracks each kiln by serial number through the process.
80 full-time employees
2 engineers and 5 customer service agents
Low turnover rates and high job satisfaction: 25% of employees have worked at Paragon for over 10 years.