Since being established in 1886, the goal of the Westinghouse brand has always been to transform human experience through technology, safe energy solutions and smart appliances. In keeping with this philosophy, our company has been hard at work, adding more products to our already extensive collection. Along with the launch of our new range of Steam irons, we are introducing brand new models of kettles and toasters to our line of small kitchen appliances.
Westinghouse Electric Corporation is celebrating their 130th anniversary as a leading innovator of products and technologies which enrich peoples lives making them better and more prosperous. Founded by George Westinghouse, the company was established under the name Westinghouse Electric in 1886. George Westinghouse, entrepreneur, engineer and pioneer was born in Central Bridge, New York in 1846. Some of his most notable achievements include the invention of the air brake, a railroad braking system using compressed air and development of a complete electrical and compressed air signal system. In 1911 he received the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (AIEE) Edison Medal ‘For meritorious achievement in connection with the development of the alternating current system.’