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InSinkErator? knows disposals best, because they were our idea.

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

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InSinkErator? was born from a practical invention.

In 1927, the world’s first garbage disposal was invented by architect John W. Hammes, just a few blocks from the current InSinkErator? world headquarters in Racine, Wisconsin.

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From an idea to an industry.

Architect John W. Hammes came up with the idea, perfected and then patented the design, then founded the company – InSinkErator? – that from day one has been the world’s largest manufacturer of garbage disposals.

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InSinkErator Preference

InSinkErator has been plumbers' preference for residential garbage disposals.

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InSinkErator Leads the Way

As the leading manufacturer, millions of InSinkErator garbage disposals are manufactured each year.

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Join InSinkErator? and work for a world leader.

At InSinkErator?, we know that our growth and success is a direct result of more than 1,000 employees around the globe. That’s why we’re a company that encourages teamwork, recognizes excellence and shares credit with our team. We offer a very competitive compensation package, including a profit sharing plan, retirement plan and Emerson stock purchase plan. Valuable benefits include medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible spending programs.

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