About Us

Houseware TradeshowFounded in 1972, Jobar Inc. started as a small import company. Today, Jobar is recognized as an international market leader within the manufacturing and distribution industry of consumer products. Our products are designed to simplify everyday tasks making life easier and more enjoyable.

We are a business-to-business supplier that designs and develops unique functional products both in-house and offshore. Our current catalog includes over 700 active products, with more than 100 new items added annually. Jobar’s five distinctive sub brands include Handy Gourmet, Ideaworks, U.S. Patrol, North American Health & Wellness, and Pet Parade.

Over the last 44 years we have continued to grow by following our company’s 3 core values.

Jobars Core Values

Integrity • Relationships • Commitment

Our headquarters and U.S. distribution center in Carson, CA is a 100, 000 sq. ft. facility, which includes a state-of-the-art showroom and spacious conference center. In October 2014, UK-based Jobar Europe launched our Rotterdam Fulfillment Center— allowing convenient distribution throughout Europe. Jobar HK Ltd., based in Hong Kong, serves as an independent sourcing arm for private label and OEM projects to many of the world’s leading retailers.

Contact us today and let us show you the Jobarian Way.

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Jobar Inc.’s History

|1972|

|1972|

JOBAR INC. WAS FOUNDED BY JOEL SUSSMAN (JO) & BARNEY COWAN (BAR)

|1972|

|1972|

JOBAR INCORPORATED IN CULVER CITY

|1974|

|1974|

HEADQUARTERS MOVED TO SANTA MONICA, CA

|1977|

|1977|

FIRST CATALOG RELEASED

|1979|

|1979|

HEADQUARTERS MOVED TO INGLEWOOD, CA

|1994|

|1994|

MITCH SUSSMAN – PRESIDENT

|2002|

|2002|

HEADQUARTERS MOVED TO CARSON, CA

|2002|

|2002|

AL WISEMAN – VICE PRESIDENT

|2003|

|2003|

IDEAWORKS ACQUISITION

|2006|

|2006|

JOBAR HONG KONG ESTABLISHED

|2011|

|2011|

WAREHOUSE EXPANSION

|2014|

|2014|

JOBAR EUROPE ESTABLISHED

|2016|

|2016|

GLOBAL INNOVATION AWARD WINNER