National Presto Industries, Inc. engages in the manufacture of housewares, small appliances, defense and absorbent products. It operates through the Housewares/Small Appliance, and Defense business segments. The Housewares/Small Appliance segment designs, markets, and distributes pressure cookers and canners, kitchen electrics, and comfort appliances. The Defense segment manufactures ammunition, precision mechanical, and electro-mechanical products. The company was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Eau Claire, WI.