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History of Doc Johnson

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Founded in North Hollywood, California in 1976, Doc Johnson has always been an innovator. When Founder and President Ron Braverman bought a small rubber products company and turned it into a “marriage aid” provider for over 40 years ago, his vision was key in establishing an adult novelty industry worth $ 15 billion each year.

Since then, Doc Johnson has developed and published some of the most innovative products on the market. This is how the original Pocket Rocket came about, a name so famous that it is still synonymous with the kind of little externally used vibes that hide in the majority of women’s bedside tables and the rabbit-style vibe that has changed the way how America talks about sex toys and female pleasure.

Doc Johnson sets new standards every year with award-winning innovations such as the TRYST ™ Multi Erogenous Silicone Massager and the OptiMALE ™ Vibrating C-Ring. Today, Doc Johnson still makes over 75% of its products in the United States, many of the highest quality and best designed products on the market. Driven by the principle that sexual exploration of tyour own body and consenting adult is a healthy and necessary part of the human experience, every product manufactured under The Doc Johnson Banner is designed to satisfy a range of interests and identities.

The Vac-U-Lock ™ system, a collection that is constantly expanding to accommodate many functions, fantasies, and practices, is the end result of this commitment. The strap and connector system revolutionized harness play, offering fully adjustable straps for superior comfort and control, as well as a proprietary connector that held insertable toys perfectly in place and allowing endless custom options.

Silicone vibrators are part of an award-winning fetish collaboration with, the Doc Johnson team is committed to promoting the individual pursuit of pleasure as well as the health and relationship benefits promoted by healthy sexuality.

Doc Johnson is in its second generation as the family-owned adult industry leader and has grown to become the largest producer of pleasure products in America. The catalogue includes more than 2,000 individual items that are actively in production. Doc Johnson remains committed to American manufacturing and employs more than 500 on-site team members on a campus of more than 250,000 square feet. You can find Doc Johnson at consumer and industry events around the world, online and wherever high quality products are sold.