There are many home safes on the market today, and with troubled economic times, their demand is growing. Because of this, it is important that you know a bit about some of the companies out there so that you can make an informed decision when you are in the market for a safe. Knowing a bit about some for the well known companies will help you avoid purchasing a knock-off.Liberty Safe boasts being America's #1 safe manufacturer. Liberty was founded in 1988, building 6 safes a day in 3 rented storage units in Utah. WIthin 6 years, because of their great reputation for building a quality product and through acquisition of other companies, Liberty became the top selling safe manufacturer in the US in 1994. Today, Liberty manufacturers around 250 gun and home safes a day in a modern facility and can boast not only top sales, but the "greenest" safes in production. They are an environmentally aware company that has eliminated 95% of all environmental hazards that normally occur during production. This produces a better and safer work environment for their employees as well as the local area.Sentry Safes is a family owned business out of New York that started in the 1930's and has now spanned 3 generations. Today they are a global leader in the industry. They offer a broad range of home safes and other security devices, such as small security chests, fire and water proof hard drives, business safes, auto safes, and floor safes. Their products come in all sizes and offer many levels of protection for theft and fire to help you find the perfect product to meet your needs. Sentry Safes simple formula from the beginning, and which they still abide by today is "quality products at reasonable prices through innovative engineering." All of their home safes are made in the USA, and they are known to be a top, desirable, employer in their area because everybody who works for Sentry is treated like family.FireKing Security Group has been around since 1951, starting with fireproof files. Since then they have grown much through a series of acquisitions as well as reinvesting in their business. Today, though they are still well known for vital records protection, they also manufacturer a broad base of security products. Much of their growth has come under the direction of their CEO since 1976, Van Carlisle (grandson of one of the founders), who has directed the company through much of their growth. They manufacture home safes and other products under the FireKing name as well as other names that they have acquired.V-Line has been around for just over 10 years, but in that time they have become a leader in their area of the security industry. They saw a need in the market and have successfully filled that need; primarily the need for high quality security cases and cabinets that could be accessed quickly. These small home safes are ideal for securing small valuables, firearms, medicines that you want to keep out of small hands or any thing else you want to keep secure from others but need to be able to access quickly yourself. Cannon likes to say that "Nothing Protects like a Cannon". They pride themselves on manufacturing top rated products at a reasonable price, and also boast having the best warranty and customer service in the industry. They have been around for over 40 years and today have multiple lines of safes. They offer five different gun safe series, as well as a couple of compact office and home safes.These five companies are top producers and some of the highest rated companies in the industry for home safes. So regardless of why you need a safe for your home or office, you can't go wrong purchasing from any of them.