Bart Kennington brought the first plate-style warmer to market in 2001 after a candle-sparked fire destroyed a neighbor’s house. He was determined to come up with a safer method to enjoy candles without the dangers of an open flame; and thus Candle Warmers Etc. was born. Candle Warmers Etc. is the original candle warmer company and market innovator. They have also ranked on Inc. 5000 fastest growing companies in the US 7 out of the past 8 years and continue to thrive. Candle Warmers, Etc. develops, manufactures, and distributes patented candle warming appliances and other related gift ware appliances and accessories to accent and fragrance the home. Candle Warmers Etc. commitment to enhancing the home with affordable and safe candle warmer appliances and accessories has contributed to its success with several varied product lines. Among the Candle Warmers Etc. product categories are: traditional plate candle warmers, candle warmer lamps and lanterns, ceramic warmers, plug-in warmers, Illumination warmers and candle warmer lamp accessories.