Fissler GmbH is a 5th generation family owned, 170 year old German housewares company. Founded in 1845 by Carl Philipp Fissler, one of its first products introduction of the Goulash Cannon, a mobile field kitchen, something like the modern-day food truck. In the 1920s Fissler came out with the first aluminum pans for electric stoves. In the 1950s Fissler introduced the first pressure cooker with a multi-setting control valve and the patented “Thematic” base. Fissler continues to be innovative and is constantly developing new technology and improving upon modern designs. The company has numerous international patents, registered designs, and awards.