Founded in 1973, Washington-based Progressive International has one mission - to create innovative kitchen tools and gadgets that make food preparation fast and fun; the company strives to understand the needs of today's cooks and offer stylish solutions with no-nonsense functionality. A source for the widest range of functional, inventive and fun kitchen gadgets and cooking tools, the company understands the kitchen is the heart of the home, where friends and family connect. Goods are marketed under several brands; the PL8 collection is for people who live to eat. It combines passion, quality, sophisticated design, innovative features and refined function in a range of products intended to encourage trying new and homemade recipes to share with family and friends. Products include slicers and mandolins; cupcake carriers; stainless steel measuring scoops; citrus juicers; herb snips; herb savers and more.