The Proctor Silex brand is owned by Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. is the country's number one distributor of small kitchen appliances, selling over 35 million appliances every year. The company's most famous products are found in households across America, Canada, and Mexico, yet are expanding into areas beyond these traditional borders. Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.'s product quality, breadth of product line, superior customer service, and brand name strength continue to earn it the number one standing with consumers for small electric appliances. ProctorSilex 17171 Steam Iron with Stainless Steel Soleplate Proctor Silex Auto Shutoff Irons are built for optimal performance against stubborn wrinkles. These durable appliances are lightweight and simple to use with a nonstick soleplate that ensures smooth effortless ironing with every use and powerful steam.