Company Story

Cook Smart and Grill Smart with Maverick

Founded in 1981, Maverick Industries, Inc. established itself as an important innovator in consumer products by introducing upscale, high-quality grills to department stores and specialty retailers across the country. The company evolved to include a variety of digital cooking thermometers, including fork thermometers, roasting thermometers for the oven and grill, candy and oil thermometers, and many other specialty units. Maverick now offers a full line of digital cooking thermometers with a model for virtually every purpose.

Throughout the 1990s, Maverick worked closely with the USDA on a public service campaign called Thermy, which was designed to educate American students, consumers, and cooks about the importance of safe cooking temperatures.

During this time, Maverick also introduced a complete line of analog cooking thermometers, all of which went hand-in-hand with this campaign to offer accurate and reliable cooking tools that foster food safety and reduce incidences of food-borne illnesses.

One of Maverick’s greatest accomplishments was inventing the modern wireless food thermometer, with the goal of making it easier than ever to get the perfect cook. During the past 15 years, the remote thermometer system has been expanded into more than 25 models. Always working toward improvement, Maverick has remained committed to producing new meat and BBQ thermometers with ever-longer transmission ranges, multiple higher heat-resistant food probes, and improved battery life.

Currently, Maverick is the holder of nine U.S. utility patents and multiple design patents, principally related to cooking thermometers and small kitchen appliances. In addition to food thermometers, Maverick has also manufactured and distributed outdoor weather thermometers under license from Timex, as well as cooking thermometers under license from Le Cordon Bleu. Under the Secur Products brand, Maverick has also launched household items including home emergency preparedness products, solar backup phone batteries, and related items. Maverick also works under private brand names including many large national retailers, barbecue grill manufacturers, and Internet sellers to produce a variety of products. For more information on additional products from Maverick, please visit our Additional Maverick Products page.

Maverick’s commitment to quality, innovative technology and partnering with other premier brands has made the company a great choice for their partners and for you.