The founder of Schwank Gunther Schwank invented the first luminous gas-fired radiant heater in 1938. Today, Schwank patio heaters are manufactured in Waynesboro, Georgia, USA.

Schwank is a worldwide market leader in infrared heaters, specializing in commercial patio heaters. Schwank product range includes overhead gas and electric patio heaters as well as portable "mushroom" patio heaters.

Schwank heaters are installed in many well-known restaurants like Chili's, Hooter's, and Buffalo Wild Wings as well as many Whole Foods.

Schwank Heaters has wide range of BistroSchwankSupremeSchwankParasolSchwank and ElectricSchwank Patio Heaters.