Calling The Shots

Wanted: Inventors

Have you invented a food-preparation product? If so, National Presto Industries Inc. is looking for you.

This longtime manufacturer of kitchen products is looking for outside inventions. For information on how to submit your idea, call (800) 877-0441 or visit

Now that the first major manufacturer has formally announced a program for inventors, it seems as if opportunities are finally opening up for independent, underfinanced inventors to profit from their ideas.

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This article was originally published in the April 1999 print edition of Entrepreneur with the headline: Calling The Shots.

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