Start a Nonstick Cookware Manufacturing Company

A cookware is a kitchen utensils used in the production of food. Millions of tons of cookware are sold in supermarkets, stalls, open market and malls.
They come in set pieces of 15, 12, 10, 8 and 6 pieces. There are many brands in the market and 2 broad types of nonstick coated cookware.
The nonstick coating is either PTFE or ceramic. The products come in different colors are sold as sets of pans and lids. Common colors include black, green, bronze,  red, and charcoal grey
Types of Non Stick Cookware
The two types are the nonstick ceramic and PTFE. The surface of the cookware is produced to resist sticking.
PTFE and Ceramic Cookware
PTFE nonstick material can withstand temperature up to 500F. Although the product is very effective there are concerns on its safety. At very high temperatures the product releases a gas that could be harmful to humans.
The main advantage is that PTFE cookware’s are more durable than ceramic products. However ceramic products are safer and more environmentally compliant.
pans lids nonstick cookingware
Different Types of Coating
The type of coating used by manufactures differs according to the manufacturing process. You have surfaces coated with anodized aluminum, and polytetrafluoroethylene(PTFE). Others are ceramic coating, seasoned cookware, enamel cast iron and silicone.
  • anodized aluminum
  • polytetrafluoroethylene(PTFE)
  • ceramic coating
  • seasoned cookware
  • enamel cast iron
  • Silicone.
Raw Materials
The cooking ware is made from cast aluminum, stainless steel and regular aluminum.
Production Process
 The stainless steel blank is greased and placed on a hydraulic drawing press. The shaped raw body is punched and fitted with capsule bases.
There are different types of bases used by manufactures such as premium induction base, induction capsule base and pressed induction base. The production methods are deep –drawing or impressions die forging.
Cast aluminum cookware is pre-shaped using a mould under vacuum pressure. The product is highly heat resistant and formed into preferred shapes.
An effective method is to apply triple layer coating. We have the top layer, primer and middle layer coating. The non-stick coating agent is the polytetrafluorethylene PTFE.
None stick Cookware Manufacturing Equipment
Common equipment are drilling machine, air compressor cylinders baking oven and spraying equipment. Others are weighing equipment, and buffing machine.
Licensing and Certification
Obtain a trade license and apply for BIS certification. Register a business and incorporate as a LLC.
There are some anti pollution requirements manufacturers need to follow. You also need an employer identification number and insurance cover.
How to Start a Nonstick Cookware Manufacturing Business
  • write a business plan
  • carry out a feasibility study
  • secure funding
  • learn the manufacturing process
  • rent a warehouse
  • purchase equipment
  • hire qualified staff
  • make the product
  • market.


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