About Us

Stands the Test of Time

For over 75 years, COSCO Home and Office Products continues to be the company that comes to mind when the balance of form and function is paramount. COSCO is the trusted expert who improves and simplifies everyday life, offering step stools, ladders, hand trucks, folding furniture, and outdoor furniture for all your home needs. We are proud to say that our vision lives at the intersection of trusted utility and innovative design. Smart. By Design.

Where it all started...

COSCO was founded in 1939 as the Columbus Specialty Company with the invention of a tin matchbox that dispensed new matches while providing a place for used ones. In 1941, the company began using the Cosco brand name, a contraction of COlumbus Specialty COmpany. As did most factories, Cosco made military equipment during World War II. After the war, Cosco introduced the first full line of all-metal household stools. In 1988, DOREL acquired COSCO, making COSCO a part of Dorel Juvenile. As product lines and DOREL began expanding, COSCO merged into Dorel Home Furnishings, as a sister division to Ameriwood Home, DHP, and Dorel Living. COSCO’s headquarters is still located in Columbus, IN on the same campus as one of the Dorel Juvenile manufacturing facilities.

Growing Strong...


COSCO Home and Office Products provides a successful and highly innovative folding furniture line with premium molded tables and chairs as well as tables and chairs available in steel, resin, and wood. Featuring decorative pieces for childhood to senior years, COSCO’s folding furniture line has an option for any need. COSCO now offers a line of outdoor furniture.

Whether it be for a large patio or small apartment balcony, COSCO Outdoor Living has a piece for you. Including small folding pieces, larger conversation sets, and 7 piece dining sets, COSCO Outdoor Living is the destination for any outdoor purchase.


Cosco provides a successful and highly innovative office furniture line with premium molded tables and chairs. Continuing our commitment to outstanding craftsmanship and innovative design, COSCO Commercial Products launched a stream of innovative and contemporary products under the ZOWN brand. This new line meets the needs of the upper and middle-market customer segments of the Commercial/Institutional Market.

Our new product line ZOWN, along with our Cosco Commercial Products Folding Chairs will offer everything you may need planning a meeting for 10 or a conference for 10,000. Making work life a little easier.


Our line of hardware items has only continued to grow, including many different step stools, hand trucks, and ladders for household or commercial use. Never satisfied, we continue to create new products with innovative design, with the various materials of steel, plastic and aluminum and improved ways to fold, store, or carry.

Our Vision...

COSCO’s Vision embraces smarter thinking in everything we do. Along with our partners, we will grow and prosper by continuing to bring trusted utility and innovative design into people’s lives every day in more and more new ways.

Our Mission...

Our Mission is to be the one company that comes to mind when the balance of form and function is paramount. COSCO is to be the one supplier that has provided excellent on-trend value and performance since 1939 that is trusted to continue to do so for generations to come.


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