Carpatina opened for business in 1998 with a line of fine apparel (for people): Carpatina Renaissance. In July of 2002, Carpatina introduced the Fantasy Adventures® collection - 18" vinyl dolls that offer the quality of a collectible doll with all the features of a play doll. In the summer of 2003, a new line was lunched: Girlfriends Collection® - contemporary, classy and a must-have collection of clothing and accessories for the size of American Girl® dolls. All available through the company website, catalog and a few selected specialty retailers. Carpatina LLC was incorporated in 2002 and it is privately owned. Carpatina dolls, outfits and accessories are manufactured in China, Taiwan, Romania and USA. Location: Carpatina headquarters are located in Nashua, NH and the warehouse where items ship from is in Hooksett, NH.