A true innovator in the area of safety gate and play yard enclosures, North States offers options for your youngster in a variety of designs and a great range of materials including wood, metal, and plastic. Designed with ease of use and the highest regard for your little ones’ safety and fun amongst its top priorities, North States is proud to offer its new wider gates for open floorplans as well the ever popular Supergate and Superyard in a wide array of colors and finishes.
North States 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.
To learn more about North States, we spoke with Stephanie Landry, the company’s customer service manager.
For someone unfamiliar with North States, how would you describe the company’s mission and core offerings?
North States is driven by a simple yet critical mission – to make homes safer and more enjoyable for children and their parents. Our innovative, superior-quality safety gates and play yards are designed to achieve the highest standards in safety, durability, and ease of use.
Tell us about the company’s background. When did it start and how has it evolved since then?
North States has been manufacturing and distributing creative, high-quality products since 1953. As an employee-owned company, we take extra pride in all that we do. The vast majority of our products display the “Made in the USA” logo and are all certified by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association. Throughout the early years, we manufactured a variety of plastic baby items. This developed into our core product offering of plastic safety gates and play yards. As the years went on, we became known for our innovative, superior quality gates and play yards in plastic, wood, and metal. Today, as home trends evolve, our gate assortment has expanded to include wider gates for open floorplans as well as gates in a variety of home décor colors and finishes.
What are the most popular and/or newest products from North States?
Our most popular products are the Superyard and Supergate brands. The Superyard is a safe, high-quality play area that can be used inside or outside. Available options include models with and without an easy access door. The Supergate line consists of an assortment of safety gates that can be pressure or hardware mounted in a variety of openings in the home.
What sets North States apart in the baby gate marketplace?
Safety and child’s safe play are our passion. Gates and yards are what we do and we do them the best! This gives parents peace of mind when it comes to selecting the right gate or play yard to create the safest space. With the largest safety gate and play yard offering, North States is the ‘expert’ in the baby gate/yard category.
What can parents expect from North States at the Chicago Baby Show?
North States will have our Baby Gate Specialist on-hand to meet and greet parents. Parents will be able to view a variety of our play yard and safety gate options and also ask our Specialist any questions in regards to finding the perfect gate for problem areas, extra wide openings or general gate installation. They will also have an opportunity to sign up for a chance to win a Custom North States gate package valued at $500. This package includes working with our North States Specialist to custom select (1) of our Top of the Stairs gate, (2) Between Rooms & Doors gates and (1) Superyard Ultimate to baby proof their home.
To learn more about North States, check out northstatesind.com.