West Bend®, a leading developer of electric kitchen appliances, has been in business since 1911. Spanning multiple generations with innovative product offerings, West Bend® delivers unmatched performance, quality, and value to consumers nationwide. Whether you're making fresh, homemade bread, blending smoothies, roasting a chicken, or baking a pizza, West Bend® strives to make your kitchen activities easier. Founded in West Bend, Wisconsin, West Bend celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2011. West Bend's headquarters is still located in West Bend, Wisconsin. It is currently a privately held company managed by The Legacy Companies. The Legacy Companies.