Why InSinkErator?

With more than 80 years of history, we provide a tried and tested solution, proven across geographies and toughest of conditions. The technology, durability, efficiency and reliability of the solution and customer service remains unmatched in the industry today

A celebrated history of innovation for the sink

Headquartered in Racine, Wisconsin, InSinkErator® is a business unit of Emerson (NYSE:EMR) and is the world’s largest manufacturer of food waste disposers garbage disposals and instant hot water dispensers for home and commercial use. Yet, InSinkErator is not only the largest manufacturer of disposers disposals, we invented them in 1927. Disposal technology has advanced dramatically since then, culminating with the high- performance Evolution Series®, which features advanced sound-reduction, grind, anti-jam and anti-vibration technologies.

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For over 80 years, the company has delivered on the promise of the InSinkErator brand: long lasting innovative products, superior grind and sound performance, trouble-free operation, fast, easy installation, and a We Come To You® In-Home Limited Warranty. Today, this brand promise still stands.

We are engineers, innovators, question-askers and problem-solvers. We don’t settle for good enough or “This is the way it’s always been done.” Instead, we push ourselves and strive for the “never been done before.”

Emerson has boldly transformed itself to create value for our customers and shareholders. With our newly energized focus on our two core business platforms — Automation Solutions and Commercial & Residential Solutions — we can confront the challenges of an increasingly complex and unpredictable marketplace from a position of strength. This allows us to drive both near- and long-term value. And retain our single-trusted-partner status with the process, industrial, commercial and residential industries.

At Emerson, we are committed to providing innovative, high-quality service to our shareholders, customers and employees—a pledge expressed in our brand promise: Emerson is where technology and engineering come together to create solutions for the benefit of our customers, driven without compromise for a world in action.

In 1927 John W Hammes, a prestigious Racine architect was in his basement trying to make life better in the kitchen. After watching his wife clean up messy food waste after dinner, he had an idea. What if food scraps could be ground into tiny pieces and flushed down the kitchen sink? Before dark, he found himself tinkering with sheet metal, a make-shift grind mechanism, a small motor, and a big idea. He wasn't trying to change how the world worked, he was simply trying to change how his wife worked. But by the end of the night, he was on his way to accomplishing both. The food waste disposer was born. And kitchen clean up would never be the same. Thomas Edison once quipped, "There's a better way to do it. Find it!" That's exactly what Hammes did. He found a better way to dispose of food waste. Over the next 11 years he perfected it. By 1938, he had not only built a brand, he had built a company. To read more click the link below.

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