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Coleman Company

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Coleman Company, Inc. is a company that makes camping gear.

It was founded by W. C. Coleman, who began selling lamps in 1900 in Kingfisher, Oklahoma and moved to Wichita, Kansas in 1902.

The Coleman Company's headquarters are in Wichita, and it also has facilities in Texas. There are approximately 1500 employees.

Throughout its history, Coleman has produced a wide variety of equipment primarily aimed at the camping and recreational markets. Perhaps their most famous product is the Coleman Lamp, a series of lamps that burn kerosene, naptha, gasoline, or propane and use one or two mantles to produce an intense white light. Coleman also manufactures camp stoves, sleeping bags, coolers, hot tubs, generators, watches, tents, and backpacks among other things. In the past they also sold pop-up travel trailers, SkiRoule snowmobiles and the Hobie Cat brand of sailboats.

A separate business unit sells home heating and air conditioning units.[1]

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