The attractive looks and highly decorative designs of the pot racks available on the market today are the work of the brilliant minds behind the biggest names in housewares. Not only do the best brand name racks feature incredible style, but they also offer unsurpassed quality that makes them sturdy to store your cookware and safe for your kitchen.
If you're shopping for a rack for the first time or haven't bought one in years, you may not be familiar with all of the brands that are currently on the market today. We created our Buyers' Guide to Shopping for Pot Racks by Brand to introduce you to all of the companies that are well known for producing the finest styles. After you find a brand that appeals to you, check out our Buyers' Guide to Wall Styles
, our Buyers Guide to Hanging Styles
or our Buyers' Guide to Standing Styles
for shopping tips on how to select the ideal style for your home.Enclume
Named after the French world for "anvil," Enclume features the fine craftsmanship that was found in the very first pot racks that were built entirely by hand centuries ago. The line of wall, hanging and standing Styles available from Enclume is produced almost entirely by hand with many of the same methods that served as the hallmarks of Old World craftsmanship. The signature Enclume finish is hammered steel, which has a dark gray patina that looks striking in many decors. The brand also manufactures stainless steel Styles as well as models electroplated with chrome, copper and brass.Concept Housewares
For more than 10 years, Concept Housewares has produced hanging and wall styles with simple, minimalist designs that coordinate with a number of decors. The brand's stainless steel frame styles have chrome-plated grids and heavy-duty cast aluminum hooks. Concept Housewares also produces wood styles in a natural and a deep espresso finish and metal wine and glass racks in wall-mounted and freestanding styles.JK Adams
JK Adams has been continuing the traditions of colonial Yankee craftsmen over the last 60 years by combining ultra-durable New England hardwood with the detailed, precise work of talented woodworkers to produce a wide variety of housewares. The brand's line features hanging, wall and standing styles made from maple wood. In addition, JK Adams makes a full line of cutting boards, spice racks, wine and stemware racks, kitchen carts, work tables, and tools like mezzaluna choppers, all of which are crafted by hand from hardwood.Rainsford and Gale
Rainsford and Gale produces all of their racks right in the United States at their facilities in Hingham, Massachusetts. The brand manufactures hanging styles in wrought iron, natural finish stainless steel and painted stainless steel. All Rainsford and Gale hanging racks feature four chains rather than just one or two in order to provide maximum strength and safety. Wrought iron wall racks are also available from the brand, which is known for its whimsical designs that feature ironwork shapes like stars and marine life.Old Dutch
Old Dutch was founded in 1950 and had grown to become one of the leading names in copper racks. Over the years, Old Dutch has expanded its product lineup to include graphite, satin nickel and oiled bronze pieces. The full range from Old Dutch features racks in a wide variety of styles and sizes, from bookshelf and standing to hanging or wall-mounted. HSM Metal
Headquartered in Fayetteville, North Carolina, HSM Metal is a family-owned company that takes pride in every model they produce. As a manufacturer, HSM Metal specializes in stainless steel models that show off the natural beauty of the gleaming silver tone of the metal. Available in wall and hanging models, the hooded style is one of the brand's most popular looks, and, like all of HSM Metalís products, is fitted together with heavy-duty button head stainless steel bolts for maximum strength.Kootenay Forge
Kootenay Forge is one of the leading manufacturers of wrought iron housewares and produces pot racks with techniques that are more than 3,000 years old. All of their products begin as basic crude steel that is heated to a temperature of 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit and then hammered, twisted and shaped into the desired style in the tradition of the first blacksmiths. The lineup from Kootenay Forge includes wall and hanging domes and hanging hood, rectangular and bar styles. Advantage Components
Advantage Components produces their entire lineup of racks from a facility in Tyler, Texas, from which some of the most innovative, new designs in racks emerge each day. The brand is known for its revolutionary expandable models, which can be lengthened and shortened to fit nearly any home space. As your cookware collection grows over the years, you can adjust the frame to accommodate more pots and pans, or if you move to a new home with less space, you can reduce the size of the piece to complement your new kitchen.Hi-Lite Manufacturing Co.
When Hi-Lite Manufacturing Co. was ready to produce their line of hanging styles, they went to celebrity chef Sandra Lee for guidance. Together, the engineers at Hi-Lite and Lee created a full line of racks with built-in lighting to illuminate kitchen workspaces while storing cookware collections. The pieces in the collection range from basic hood styles to racks with candelabra arms that make them resemble chandeliers. Hi-Lite also produces wall styles in a variety of finishes. Rogar
Established in Abilene, Texas, in 1975, Rogar now manufactures all of its housewares products at a factory in Petersburg, Virginia. The brand offers hanging and wall models made from hammered steel and stainless steel and available in a number of natural and painted finishes. In addition, Rogar is known as one of the leaders in the production of cast aluminum antique-style wine openers, including freestanding, tabletop-mounted and hand tool styles.Grace Manufacturing
With every piece hand assembled from parts produced from the finest manufacturing equipment, Grace Manufacturing racks offer charming details and heavy-duty wrought iron construction. Grace Manufacturing produces both wall and hanging styles in black, bronze, copper, gray, light brown, rust and verdigris colors. You'll also find a wide selection of wine racks and baker's racks produced from wrought iron among the brand's extensive collection of housewares. Grace Manufacturing has been in business for over 30 years and even makes hook and chain accessories for rack styles.Kinetic Cookware
Kinetic Cookware was founded by a trio of housewares experts with more than 75 years of combined experience in the industry. Together, they set out to develop the perfect line of racks, where the emphasis was on utility to make the products highly useful in any home. The resulting range of wrought iron racks produced by the brand is the culmination of their efforts and features pieces that are as attractive as they are functional.Heritage Iron & Decor
Heritage Iron & Decor is more than just a company; it is four generations of skilled artisans who work together to produce whimsical designs that you just won't find anywhere else. Crafted from wrought iron finished in black or rust, the hanging and wall styles feature special decorative flourishes that make them appealing particularly to outdoorsmen, nature lovers and those with western and country decors. You'll find adorable bears, fish, horses and even cowboys included in their designs.Aero Manufacturing
One of the leading stainless steel manufacturers in the world, Aero Manufacturing produces pot racks in sophisticated designs that expand the storage space in your kitchen while blending in with its decor. The lineup includes wall-mounted styles with over shelves for extra storage space and minimalistic bar wall-mounted models. Aero Manufacturing also makes rectangular hanging styles out of premium austenitic stainless steel. The full lineup is available in both natural brushed stainless steel and graycoat finishes.John Boos Co.
Founded in Illinois in 1887, John Boos & Co. is one of the preeminent names in housewares. The company has been producing fine quality butcher blocks by hand since its founding and makes styles that have been used on a variety of cooking shows on the Food Network and other channels. The collection of housewares from John Boos Co. includes butcher block counter tops, cutting boards, tables, kitchen islands and kitchen carts as well as traditional standing butcher block styles.