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Nasco was started in 1941 by a vocational agriculture teacher. He developed several teaching aids to use in his vocational agriculture classes, teaching aids that were not readily available from any other source. This simple act of filling a classroom need with an appropriate product was to become a way of life for Nasco in years to come.

Located in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, Nasco is comprised of a central office, distribution facilities, production facility (biologicals and educational kits), and plastics manufacturing plant. The production facility supplies nearly 2 million living and preserved specimens annually to schools and also develops and produces a wide variety of educational kits.

Nascos publishes more than 35 different catalogs offering over 100,000 unique products to meet the needs of teachers in over 15 educational subject areas, farmers and ranchers, and the sampling industry. In addition to serving customers in all 50 states, Nasco’s unique blend of products appeals to customers in over 180 countries. Our mission is to provide customers with the best in quality, personal service, and affordably priced products. Nasco’s mail-order catalogs and website offer a convenient, inexpensive way for individuals in education, healthcare, agriculture, and the sampling industry to shop for the items they need.

Nasco’s sales force is comprised of over 35 mail-order catalogs and a comprehensive website. Each year, we mail over 5 million Nasco catalogs to our valued customers worldwide!

We have a combined staff of over 450 people working year-round to serve you. Our phone center and customer service representatives are proud to provide you with friendly service. The goal of our distribution and shipping departments is prompt, accurate shipping worldwide. Customer satisfaction is guaranteed, or your money back!

Nasco Celebrating over 75 years of Service!