Question: Did Pfaltzgraff go out of business?

The Pfaltzgraff Co. was sold to Lifetime Brands, Inc. Until recently, the company owned and operated 67 stores throughout the U.S. as well as their online presence at www.pfaltzgraff.com. In 2009, Lifetime Brands opted to close all 67 stores and only maintain their Internet presence.

Is Pfaltzgraff still made?

Pfaltzgraff dishes are not made at the Pennsylvania factory anymore. They are now made in China and the quality and craftsmanship of the venerable York, PA factory did not transfer to the Chinese factory.

Is Pfaltzgraff Yorktowne still made?

These ARE NOT NOT THE SAME QUALITY as your mothers stoneware dishes! Pfaltzgraff hasnt been made in the USA since the company closed their Pennsylvania plant in 2005. (Notice the year on the good reviews). Its now made in China.

Is Pfaltzgraff high quality?

Pfaltzgraff, a Lifetime Brands company, stands behind the safety and quality of all of its products. All our products are tested by accredited, independent laboratories and meet or exceed all federal standards relating to lead and other contaminants.

Is Pfaltzgraff a good brand?

Our Story. For over 200 years the Pfaltzgraff brand has been associated with the highest quality ceramic products available for the home. Several Pfaltzgraff patterns are among the best-loved dinnerware designs in America, including Yorktowne, Folk Art, Naturewood and Pistoulet.

Do Pfaltzgraff dishes contain lead?

This Pfaltzgraff, Made in the USA dish (age unknown, pattern name unknown, tested in 2014) tested positive for lead at 60 parts per million (ppm) when tested with an XRF instrument. This level of lead is considered safe by all standards, American and European.

How do I know if my Pfaltzgraff is vintage?

There are several things you can look out for when you are shopping for vintage Pfaltzgraff. If you find a dish that resembles the Heritage pattern, flip it over and check the bottom. The Pfaltzgraff family castle was used in the 1960s and stamped on the bottom of each piece.

Is Vintage Pfaltzgraff safe?

Are Pfaltzgraff products dishwasher and microwave safe? Pfaltzgraff dinnerware without precious metal accents is safe to use in the dishwasher and microwave. Since our Pfaltzgraff product line is extensive, we highly recommend checking the packaging or the website product detail page in the Use & Care section.

Does old Pfaltzgraff contain lead?

This Pfaltzgraff, Made in the USA dish (age unknown, pattern name unknown, tested in 2014) tested positive for lead at 60 parts per million (ppm) when tested with an XRF instrument. This level of lead is considered safe by all standards, American and European.

Does old Pfaltzgraff have lead?

Pfaltzgraff patterns have been safe for the American home, because decoration under the glaze has been made with lead-free products.

How long has Pfaltzgraff been in business?

For over 200 years the Pfaltzgraff brand has been associated with the highest quality ceramic products available for the home.

Are Pfaltzgraff plates heavy?

Pfaltzgraff Dinnerware Stoneware is a hard, durable ceramic made of light colored clay typically fired at over 2200° F. It is opaque and porous. Stoneware dinnerware tends to be thicker and heavier than porcelain or china.

Do Pfaltzgraff dishes have lead in them?

Pfaltzgraff patterns have been safe for the American home, because decoration under the glaze has been made with lead-free products. All Pfaltzgraff dinnerware is microwave safe.

Can you bake in Pfaltzgraff?

Pfaltzgraff dinnerware without precious metal accents can be safely warmed or heated in the oven. Never place cool dinnerware in a preheated hot oven or on the burner of a gas or electric range. This rapid heat change may cause the item to crack.

Does Corelle have lead?

02. Do Corelle® products contain lead? All Corelle® stoneware products and glazes are made of clay-based materials and glazes used throughout the industry. At no time have Corelle Brands results exceeded levels permissible under the guidelines mentioned above (which are believed to be the most stringent in the world).

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