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Since 1886, Westinghouse has brought the best to life.

You can see it in the products we make. The power we create. The people we help.

Today, our legacy lives on with technology that is transforming the human experience, from smart appliances for the home to energy solutions that are cleanly and safely powering us into the next generation.

EXPLORE OUR HISTORY TO DISCOVER HOW WESTINGHOUSE
HAS BEEN AT WORK IN OUR WORLD.

1846

George Westinghouse born in Central Bridge, New York

1865

George Westinghouse patents the rotary steam engine

1881

George Westinghouse perfects life-saving railroad block signal

1886

First commercial AC power generating station lights up Great Barrington, Massachusetts

1886

George Westinghouse founder of Westinghouse Electric

1893

25,000 Westinghouse electric lights illuminate the Chicago World's Fair

1900

First U.S. public utility steam generator

1905

First main-line AC-powered locomotive

1909

First continuous-filament
tungsten light bulb

1917

First all-electric kitchen range

1919

First U.S.-made diesel electric marine propulsion plant

1921

First factory-built radio receivers for home use

1923

First international short-wave
radio broadcast

1928

First television camera tube, the Iconoscope

1933

World's fastest elevators built for New York's Rockefeller Center

1937

First industrial atom-smasher

1939

Long-range warning
ground radar built

1941

Generators begin producing power at Grand Coulee Dam

1946

First electric clothes dryer

1947

First all-weather airport approach lighting

1950

First temperature-controlled
portable grill

1962

First computer-controlled teletype network

1968

First "Instant-On" Television

1969

Westinghouse cameras capture moon walk for viewers back on Earth

1975

First high-pressure sodium
roadway lighting fixtures

1977

First airborne surveillance radar system

1986

Tunable, solid-state emissions analyzer to detect gases for combustion and pollution control

1994

Introduction of the 501G gas turbine, the largest and most efficient of its type in the world

2001

Energy Starâ„¢ light bulbs, lighting fixtures and ceiling fans introduced

2002

Eye Saverâ„¢ light bulb

2005

First consumer LCD TV 1080p monitor introduced

2009

Slim, eco and vivid LED TV's introduced

2011

Rugged, hardworking generators for home or work

2011

Innovative, dependable residential and commercial solar power systems

2012

The Westinghouse 4K 110" Ultra High-Definition TV

2013

Introducing the power-anything, go-anywhere WH2000i Digital Inverter Generator

2014

Digital LED-based 4k Interactive Whiteboards