After 75 years, the brand continues to deliver on the promise of the InSinkErator brand: long-lasting innovative products, superior grind, and sound performance, trouble-free operation, easy installation, and excellent after-sale service. 

Company Profile 

InSinkErator, a business unit of Emerson Electric Co., and is the world’s largest manufacturer of food waste disposers and instant hot water dispensers for home and commercial use.

InSinkErator History 


In 1927, John W Hammes, a prestigious architect, got an idea while watching his wife do dishes in the kitchen: What if food scraps could be ground into tiny pieces and flushed down the kitchen sink?  


Our Base 


Emerson, based in St. Louis, Missouri, is a world leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets. 

Who Are We

We are a business unit of Emerson Electric Co. and the world’s largest manufacturer of instant hot water dispensers and food waste disposers for your home and commercial use. 

Our Businesses 


We do business in five major segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions.