About Us
At Pylon, we’ve got a lot to be proud of, starting with the rich heritage of 50 years and dedicated employees that have allowed us to acquire two ISO certifications, numerous awards across the retail and automotive industry.
Mike Fretwell, President Pylon Manufacturing
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Our Mission And Goal

Headquartered in Deerfield Beach Florida, Pylon has consistently developed and engineered new, innovative designs since 1968 that make service.

At Pylon, we take pride in our earned reputation as an industry leader in the automotive market. We continue to strive to support our mission to be the preferred branded global market leader of the best vehicle visibility solutions, supported by consumer driven insights while providing superior expertise and exceptional customer service.

Pylon. Clearly Innovation. Clearly building a legacy.

1968 Pylon History
Pylon Founded

Pylon founded in South Amboy, New Jersey by Leo and Marty Weiss. Original building, 1500 sq. ft.

November 1968 Pylon History
Purchased by STP
1974 Pylon History
Sold to Longman Enterprises
1976 Pylon History
Moved to 25,000 sq. ft. facility

Moved to 25,000 sq. ft. facility in Deerfield Beach, Florida

1983 Pylon History
Walmart Supplier

Began supplying Pylon Branded wiper blades

1985 Pylon History
Toyota OES Supplier

Began supplying Toyota with Slightline and Lexus OES Wiper Blades

1986 Pylon History
Purchased by Masco Corp.
1992 Pylon History
New 50,000 sq. ft. facility

Built new 50,000 sq. ft. facility in Deerfield Beach, Florida

1997 Pylon History
Expanded Facility to 86,000 sq. ft.

Facility in Deerfield Beach expanded to 86,000 sq. ft.

1999 Pylon History
Purchased by Qualitor

Qualitor, Inc., a Wellspring Capital company, is a leading diversified supplier of safety and wear parts for the automotive aftermarket.

2003 Pylon History
Launch of Michelin Wiper Blades

Pylon becomes the exclusive worldwide licensee for the manufacture and marketing of the Michelin ® wiper blades

2008 Pylon History
DuPont Wiper Blade launch

Pylon becomes the exclusive licensee for the manufacture and marketing of the Dupont ® wiper blades

2010 Pylon History
Patented Smart-Flex

Pylon developed the patented Smart-Flex Technology found exclusively in our Hybrid Blade designs

2011 Pylon History
South Bend Distribution Center

200,000 sq. ft. distribution center opens in South Bend, Indiana

2012 Pylon History
Pylon's New Headquarters

Pylon moves to new headquarters in Deerfield Beach, Florida

Feb 2017 Pylon History
Launch of Michelin® Radius™ Beam

Michelin® Radius™ Beam Blades are equipped with a curved frameless beam design to provide even more wipe pressure for smooth, quiet wipes and improved visibility. 

Feb 2017 Pylon History
Launch of Michelin® Endurance™ Beam

MICHELIN® Endurance™ wiper blades are designed for enhanced performance in rain, snow and ice. A built-in aerodynamic spoiler grips the windshield under the toughest conditions, and infinite pressure points provide better windshield control.

March 2017 Pylon History
Launch of MICHELIN® HydroEdge™ Conventional Blade

 

MICHELIN® HydroEdge™ conventional wiper blades are engineered for all-weather performance in rain, snow and ice. An aerovented riveted blade design with multiple pressure points and compression molded rubber ensures quiet, streak free wipes. The aerodynamic heavy duty steel frame adds strength and durability.

Oct 2017 Pylon History
Launch of MICHELIN® Cyclone™ Hybrid Blade

The MICHELIN® Cyclone™ hybrid wiper blade features an exclusive Smart-Flex™ technology that automatically adjusts wiper blade contact pressure across the curvature of the windshield to deliver outstanding windshield wiping performance. 

2018 Pylon History
Launch of MICHELIN® Storm™ Hybrid Blade

The Michelin® Storm™Hybrid wiper blades offer the latest innovation with WeatherShield™ technology that repels, rain, snow and sleet from the blade cover. Combined with our exclusive Smart Flex™ Technology, this multi-flex wiper provides maximum protection and durability.

2019 Pylon History
Launch of Michelin® Endurance™ XT Silicone Beam Blade

Michelin® Endurance™ XT Silicone Beam Blade with QuadTech™ Technology

2020 Pylon History
Launch of BFGoodrich® Off Road Wipers

The new BFGoodrich® Off Road wiper blades are made for Trucks, SUVs, 4 x 4s, Off-Road and On-Road Driving. Finally, wipers built as tough as what you drive.

 

April 2021 Pylon History
Launch of MICHELIN® Fahrenheit™ Silicone Beam Wiper Blade

MICHELIN® Fahrenheit™ Wiper Blades with QuadTech™ 4-layer Coated Silicone lasts 2X Longer than other wipers. Designed for extreme durability and performance in heat and cold this wiper is clearly a higher grade of blade.