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1919

Hans E. Dineson, Sr. president and directing head of Electric Heater Company. By 1920 Hans had invented an electric water heater that was the answer to a large demand for such a device.

Hubbell Timeline 1919

1926

Harvey Hubbell Jr. expresses interest in the company and takes over the manufacturing of electric water heaters and incorporates, The Electric Heater Company in 1927.

Hubbell Timeline 1926

1931

Hans E. Dineson remained with Hubbell and raises the means to take over the water heater company keeping the established "Hubbell" and naming the company, The Electric Heater Company.

Hubbell Timeline 1931

1940 - 1945

The company does its part to support the war efforts meeting the governments demand for components and water heating products for the special applications needed by the US Navy, including marine specific water heaters and heating elements that we continue to develop, engineer, and manufacture to today's strict standards and specifications.

Hubbell Timeline 1940 - 1945

1946

William E. Newbauer Sr. joins The Electric Heater Company.

Hubbell Timeline 1946

1947

H. Einar Dineson, Jr. joins The Electric Heater Company.

Hubbell Timeline 1947

1953

Hubbell The Electric Heater Company moves to its new and current location at 45 Seymour Street, Stratford, CT. (Photo taken 1962)

Hubbell Timeline 1953

1962

Hydrastone® introduced. The debut of our signature and exclusive spun stone lined tanks providing superior corrosion protection, and longer service life over standard glass lined tanks.

Hubbell Timeline 1962

1970

Hubbell enters the foodservice market with the introduction of its new A and B booster heater product lines.

Hubbell Timeline 1970

1980

Hubbell is selected to supply water heating equipment to the U.S. NAVY's DDG-Arleigh Burke Class Destroyer Program. Today, Hubbell continues to supply the U.S. NAVY's fleets including surface and submarine vessels with specified water heating equipment.

Hubbell Timeline 1980

1990

Hubbell builds and ships its 1st integrated skid based hot water heating package. The packaged system was designed and developed for the PEMEX off shore habitation module off the Gulf of Mexico.

Hubbell Timeline 1990

2002

Hubbell becomes an approved ASME and ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturing facility.

Hubbell Timeline 2002

2005

Hubbell 2nd and 3rd generations celebrate 85 years in business. Across generations, Hubbell has been extremely successful in working together to keep the company moving forward in a positive direction, adapting, staying ahead of industry's advancements and turning challenges into opportunities, making Hubbell the industry leader it is today.

Hubbell Timeline 2005

2008

Hubbell expands its tankless water heater division with the acquisition of Sets tankless water heaters extending its current line to include commercial, marine and booster tankless products.

Hubbell Timeline 2008

2010

Hubbell acquires Vaughn Thermal Corporation and its subsidiary, Vaughn Manufacturing. The acquisition expands both companies' product lines and enables new growth opportunities. Together, the two companies will meet a wider set of customer needs and have a significantly greater opportunity to grow into new markets.

Hubbell Timeline 2010

2011

Hubbell installs a rooftop solar array. The complete project consists of 426 individual PV Solar modules capable of generating over 91,000 kilowatt hours annually, resulting in the company generating over 40% of its own power from the sun and reducing Hubbell's carbon footprint by eliminating 71 tons of CO₂ annually.

Hubbell Timeline 2011

2012

Hubbell recently completed a major renovation of their landmark 1917 industrial buidling. Together with Corporate Construction Inc. and H & R Design Inc. the company successfully achieved its vision of combining fresh contemporary styling with renewable resources maintaining the authentic industrial characteristics of its landmark building. The renovation of the 9,000 square-foot space provides a modern office environment and includes an indoor cafe, state-of-the-art conference and recreation room and an employee fitness center.

Hubbell Timeline 2012

2015

Hubbell recently completed a major renovation of their landmark 1917 industrial buidling. Together with Corporate Construction Inc. and H & R Design Inc. the company successfully achieved its vision of combining fresh contemporary styling with renewable resources maintaining the authentic industrial characteristics of its landmark building. The renovation of the 9,000 square-foot space provides a modern office environment and includes an indoor cafe, state-of-the-art conference and recreation room and an employee fitness center.

Hubbell Timeline 2015