More than 42 billion fires are a product of D.D. Bean & Sons each year. The paper book match manufacturer provides commodity book matches, the long run national and generic labels that are both sold and given away. Thousands of retail outlets, including wholesale grocers, tobacco and candy jobbers and drug store chains throughout the United States and Canada distribute D.D. Bean & Son s products. Its safety book matches come in both 20-stick and 30-stick sizes. The minimum order size the company supplies is around 125,000 matchbooks. D. D. Bean & Sons has operated from its facility in Jaffrey, N.H., since 1938.