Under the leadership of Thomas Meston, the company expands into a new, eight-story factory building in St. Louis. Becomes president.
By the end of World War I, Emerson’s annual sales approach $3 million dollars. Under the leadership, the company expands into a new.
In St. Louis, Emerson displays its product line in the dazzling Palace of Electricity as the nationwide demand for electricity continues to soar.
Design breakthrough upgrades Emerson Motors to a more useful horsepower, which is then used to power countless time and effort-saving
Emerson introduces the Parker scalloped blade design, moving air more quietly and efficiently. A design breakthrough upgrades Emerson.
The fledgling company builds its business around AC motors and manufactures the first electric fans sold in North America.
Two Scotland-born brothers, Charles and Alexander Meston, see a tremendous business opportunity in developing a reliable electric motor.