Founded in 1963 by Ronald Kasperzak in Perrysburg, Ohio, Calphalon became a household brand name in the 1990s after introducing a line of nonstick home cookware. Calphalon is now owned by Newell Rubbermaid, which also owns brands such as Sharpie, Goody, and Rubbermaid. Calphalon offers stainless-ste... Read Moreel cookware, bakeware, and kitchen essentials. The Calphalon Unison Nonstick collection offers two nonstick surfaces. The Slide Nonstick surface works to keep food from sticking to the pan, and the Sear Nonstick surface seals flavors into food. The brand is best known for its pots and pans coated with hard-anodized aluminum, which forms a nonstick surface. This aluminum coating provides even heat dispersion and resists scratching. The coating also makes Calphalon products durable and easy to clean. Specialty kitchen appliances include slow cookers, deep fryers, panini grills, waffle makers, hand blenders, and convection ovens. Calphalon also offers an array of kitchen tools, cutlery, and flatware. The Simply Calphalon Enamel 10-piece cookware set includes basic pots and pans with two layers of nonstick coating. The Calphalon Contemporary Stainless 13-piece cookware set has many pans that allow for different meal options, and the pans' Stay-Cool handles make them safe to carry and maneuver.