One of the most storied names in industry, Westinghouse has been at the absolute forefront of innovation since 1886. Originally founded by inventor and industrialist George Westinghouse, Westinghouse was responsible for putting weight behind alternating current electricity, which is the electrical standard used throughout the world and for lighting the Chicago World's Columbian Exhibition in 1893, the first large-scale electification in history. Westinghouse developed the world's first turbojet. In its long history, Westinghouse has been involved in broadcasting, nuclear energy, aviation, railroad transportation, and even robotics. So you can be sure that with the Westinghouse name behind a product, it's going to be one of the best in the business, and Westinghouse Home Appliances are no exception.