About Step2

The Step2® Company, LLC, headquartered in Streetsboro, Ohio, is the largest American manufacturer of preschool and toddler toys and the world's largest rotational molder of plastics.


To be the leading innovator of children's products that build imaginations and enrich the family's celebration of childhood.


Thomas G. Murdough, Jr., the founder and former president (1969-1989) of The Little Tikes Company, pioneered the use of rotational molding in consumer products. He later founded Step2® on the simple philosophy of quality and value backed by a commitment to customer service.

Step2 began operations in 1991 with five employees and has grown to its present 800-plus full-time employees.


Step2® boasts two large US plants in northern Ohio, one in Streetsboro and one in Perrysville. Step2® products are distributed to select retailers throughout the US, Canada, and over 70 other countries.