If your kids are congested, have a cold, or the flu, Crane USA has designed the perfect humidifier to make them feel better and keep your family healthy while adding a healthy dose of style to your home. The company’s humidifiers are kid-friendly with a whimsical design that is bound to put a smile on your little ones’ faces. With its new SmartHome series, you can adjust the humidity level from the comfort of your phone.
What’s more, Crane USA will be at the 2017 Chicago Baby Show, on August 26 and 27, at Navy Pier, when the nation’s largest show for expectant and new families comes to Chicagoland. A family-friendly mega-event featuring everything to do with maternity, baby, and toddler – from top products to trusted parenting experts – the Chicago Baby Show will welcome thousands of expectant and new parents from Chicago, the surrounding suburbs, and beyond!
Tickets to the Chicago Baby Show are $30 per family, and $20 per individual.
We spoke with a member of the Crane USA team, Katie Sotor, Vice President of Marketing & Sales to learn more about the brand and what new parents can expect at the Chicago Baby Show.
For someone unfamiliar with Crane USA, how would you describe the company’s mission and core offerings?
Design for Better Living is Crane’s motto. Crane USA is mostly known for our commitment to style and design while also maintaining high quality and efficiency in humidifiers, air purifiers, fans, and heaters. Our Drop Humidifiers and Adorable humidifiers are our most recognized products and will be on display at the Chicago Baby Show.
Tell us about the company’s background. When did it start and how has it evolved since then?
In 2005, Crane exhibited at the International Home and Housewares show where we introduced, for the first time to retailers and consumers, a whimsical animal shape humidifier that not only worked well as a humidifier, but also added style and a friendly design to a child’s room. Within the first day of the show, we caught the attention of Bed Bath and Beyond, and Target. From there, we grew and became available in most major retailers in the U.S. We have international distribution in 15 countries throughout Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. We continue to develop new designs, technology, and innovations in all our product lines. Consumer Reports often rank Crane as a top selling humidifier brand. In 2016, Crane expanded its Wi-Fi SmartHome series.
What are the most popular and newest products from Crane USA?
Crane’s blue and white Drop Humidifier is probably the most recognizable along with Crane’s Elephant and Frog Adorable Humidifiers. Newest in our product collections is our SmartHome Wi-Fi series, which includes the SmartDROP Cool Mist Humidifier. It’s the only humidifier on the market that includes a stylish humidifier stand. The Crane smartHOME series also has an infrared heater, a tower heater, an air purifier, and a fan.
What sets Crane USA apart in the marketplace?
Crane’s sense of style and its innovativeness. Before Crane, there was no other humidifier company that took color and style into account when producing a humidifier. For years, humidifiers were meant to only put out mist and not meant to be part of the room décor. Crane humidifiers were designed to be seen, to evoke a smile.
What can parents expect from Crane USA at the Chicago Baby Show?
Parents can expect to see some new color designs in our popular Crane drop humidifier. Crane designs are meant to be child-friendly, and the cool mist is safe to use with children overnight, not to mention it will help relieve symptoms related to the cold and flu.
To learn more about Crane USA, check out crane-usa.com.