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Jigsaw Puzzle Manufacturers

Piatnik jigsaw puzzle

The following list of all known publishers of jigsaw puzzles, past and present, with specific brands of jigsaw puzzles where appropriate, is provided as a service to members of the American Jigsaw Puzzle Society.  We hope you find it helpful, and welcome your comments and suggestions.  

  • 21st Century Jigsaw Puzzles
  • Allied (USA).  Manufacturer of Springbok puzzles.
  • Artifact Puzzles - wooden jigsaw puzzles.
  • Battle Road Press (USA) - 500-piece jigsaw puzzles, plus Brown Box Wooden Puzzles (400 pieces) and Wood Box Wooden Puzzles (30 pieces)
  • Bepuzzled - see University Games
  • Blue Opal (Australia)
  • A Broader View
  • Built-Rite.
  • Buffalo Games (USA)  - publisher of the following brands:
    • BGI Collectibles
    • City Character Jigsaw Puzzles
    • College Sports Jigsaw Puzzles
    • Cyberealism Jigsaw Puzzles
    • Hautman Brothers
    • Lost in a Jigsaw
    • Mystery of the Pyramid Jigsaw Puzzle
    • NFL Jigsaw Puzzles
    • Norman Rockwell Puzzles
    • Panoramics Jigsaw Puzzles
    • Photomosaics Jigsaw Puzzles
    • Quiz Jigsaw Puzzles
    • World's Most Difficult Jigsaw Puzzles
    • Vintage Posters Jigsaw Puzzles
    • 3D Spherical Jigsaw Puzzles
    • 3 Layer Jigsaw Puzzles
  • CEACO
  • Chateau-Jumbo, Inc. PO Box 348 Agawam, MA 01001.  A U.S. manufacturer of educational games and specialty puzzles. 
  • Clementoni Jigsaw Puzzles - high-quality puzzles from Italy, including the current "world's largest jigsaw puzzle," at a whopping 13,200 pieces.
  • Cobble Hill Puzzles
  • Consolidated Paper Box Co. (USA) - Publisher of the following brands:
    • Big Star
    • Big Ten
    • Perfect Double Puzzles
    • Perfect Picture Puzzles
  • Daze Jig Picture Puzzle (USA).  
  • Decipher - manufacturer of Armchair Detective Mystery Puzzle Game, now discontinued.
  • Detroit Gasket & Mfg. Co, Detroit MI - publishers of the Dee-Gee Picture Puzzle.  
  • Educa Jigsaw Puzzles - high-quality puzzles from Spain.
  • Einson-Freeman Specialty Puzzles.  Publishers of the following brands:
    • Crime Club
    • Eye Witness
    • Mystery-Jig
    • Problem Puzzles
    • Radio Stars
    • Surprise Bag
  • Elms Puzzles - Handcut wooden jigsaw puzzles.
  • Eurographics Jigsaw Puzzles
  • Every Week (USA) - publisher of weekly jigsaw puzzles in the 1930's.
  • Fairchild.  Publishers of the following brands:
    • All-Fair
    • Chevron
    • Fairco
    • Finesse
    • Genesee
    • Master
  • Falcon Jigsaw Puzzles
  • Fort Wayne Paper Box Co, Fort Wayne, IN.  Publishers of the Wayne Jig-A-Jig Puzzle.
  • F X Schmid - see Ravensburger, below.
  • Great American Puzzle Factory (USA)
  • H. P. Gibson & Sons (United Kingdom)
  • Hasbro
  • Heritage
  • Heye Jigsaw Puzzles (Germany)
  • Hoyle (USA) - much better known for their playing cards than for jigsaw puzzles (they're the Rules According to Hoyle people), Hoyle has followed Piatnik's lead a bit in also manufacturing jigsaw puzzles.  At this point, a limited selection designed more for mass merchandising than for true jigsaw puzzle aficionados.  Hoyle is now owned by US Playing Card Co.
  • Jig of Jigs (USA) - publisher of weekly jigsaw puzzles in the 1930's.
  • Jig of the Week (USA) - publisher of weekly jigsaw puzzles in the 1930's.
  • Jumbo Jigsaw Puzzles
  • Kingdom Puzzles - Puzzles with images of nature and the animal kingdom.
  • Liberty Puzzles
  • MasterPieces Puzzle Company
  • Mill Street Puzzle Company
  • Milton Bradley (USA) - publisher of the following brands:
    • Chatham
    • Marlboro
    • Mayfair
    • Piccadilly
    • Strand
    • Stratford
    • Windsor
  • Movie Cut-Ups (USA) - publisher of weekly jigsaw puzzles in the 1930's.  "A Weekly Puzzle of your Favorite Movie Stars in coming attractions."  
  • The Muddle.  publisher of weekly jigsaw puzzles in the 1930's.  Creators of the slogan: "Get in a huddle and try The Muddle."  
  • Nathan Jigsaw Puzzles (France) - manufacturers of high quality jigsaw puzzles, ranging in size up to 6,000 pieces.  Includes fine art jigsaw puzzles, historical English puzzles, and metallic print jigsaw puzzles.  
  • Nordevco (USA) 
  • Piatnik Jigsaw Puzzles (Austria) - manufacturers of high quality jigsaw puzzles, ranging in size up to 6,000 pieces
  • Picture Puzzle Weekly (USA) - publisher of weekly jigsaw puzzles in the 1930's.
  • Platinum Puzzles
  • Pomegranate Jigsaw Puzzles
  • Raritan Valley Mfg. Co., Somerville NJ.  Publisher of the Relaxation Picture Puzzle, with the slogan: "A Picture Puzzle a Day Keeps the Doctor Away."  Catchy, eh?
  • Ravensburger Jigsaw Puzzles
  • Regent DeLuxe Picture Puzzles (USA).  
  • Ricordi Arte, from Italy
  • Saalfied.  Publisher of the following brands:
    • Blue Ribbon
    • Fine Arts
    • Quiet Hour
  • Schmidt Jigsaw Puzzles
  • Selegiochi Jigsaw Puzzles
  • Serendipity Puzzle Company
  • Sierra Picture Puzzle (USA).  
  • Spilsbury Jigsaw Puzzles
  • Springbok - Previously a division of Hallmark, now owned by Allied and once again back in production.
  • SunsOut (USA) - SunsOut offers jigsaw puzzles ranging in size from 300 to 2,000 pieces.
  • TDC Games
  • Tessellations
    • Morph Magic anamorphic jigsaw puzzles
  • Thomas Holdsworth & Sons (New Zealand)
  • Trefl Jigsaw Puzzles
  • Tuco Work Shops, Inc., Lockport, NY.  By 1933, one of the three (along with Milton Bradley and Consolidated Paper Box Company) dominant publishers of jigsaw puzzles.
  • University Games (USA) - publishers of the following brands:
    • Agatha Christie Mystery Jigsaw Puzzles - now discontinued, but they were nice puzzles.
    • Bepuzzled Jigsaw Puzzles
      • Buried Blueprints jigsaw puzzles - discontinued (sadly) in 2001.  
      • Classic Mystery Puzzles
      • Impossibles 750 piece (plus 5 extra piece) borderless jigsaw puzzles
  • Viking Manufacturing Co.
  • Warren Industries - a RoseArt Company.  Manufacturer of the following brands:
    • Coca-Cola Puzzle Collection
    • Hometown Puzzles
    • Kodacolor Puzzles
    • Magic Effects Puzzles
  • White Mountain Jigsaw Puzzles
  • Whitman.  Publisher of the following brands:
    • 20th Century
    • Blue Ribbon
    • Corker
    • Currier & Ives
    • Deluxe Gold Seal
    • Guild
    • Masterpiece
    • Zane Grey
  • Wilkie's.  Also published Everybody's.  
  • Woozy-Jig Picture Puzzle

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