Bryant Electric was acquired by Hubbell
Where Hubbell Began
Hubbell Incorporated began its journey in the late 1800’s when its founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. The commercial availability of electric power and advent of the light bulb created additional opportunities for Hubbell. With early patents for the “pull chain lamp socket” and “separable plug and receptacle,” Hubbell stepped into an era of creativity, inventing new ways to serve its growing customer base of businesses, manufacturers, utilities and homeowners.
Today, Hubbell continue the tradition of growth and innovation that Hubbell was built on more than a century ago. Hubbell are focused on delivering high quality, dependable products. Internally, Hubbell are supported by their knowledgeable customer care teams. In the field, Hubbell work with their channel partners to deliver their product to market. Their network of distributors and retailers provide sales support, local inventory and expertise for the end-consumer. Together, they form a partnership with Hubbell that has played an important role in supporting their growth throughout their history.
The Foundation for Success
Serving Their Customers means listening to their customers, understanding what they expect and helping them be successful. Hubbell do this by developing long-term relationships and building confidence in Hubbell’s ability to create and support opportunities to achieve their goals.
Operating with Discipline is a core attribute of their lean operating philosophy. Taking waste out of the process, replacing it with value-add functionality, and helping their customers connect with Hubbell in a mutually beneficial way.
Growing the Enterprise comes from a combination of entrepreneurship, market creation, organic growth and acquisitions. This strategy has helped Hubbell evolve from a family owned business to a global player with 2015 revenues of $3.4 billion. Hubbell now offers a portfolio of more than 70 well known and respected brands, supported by a dedicated, international workforce of more than 16,000 employees and agents.
Developing Their Employees touches each of these building blocks. It means hiring the right people and helping them grow and flourish in their careers. By offering development programs, fostering diversity of ideas, and committing itself and its employees to the highest standard of ethics, Hubbell has created an environment in which people can thrive.
The Next 100 Years
The company that Harvey Hubbell founded more than 100 years ago still thrives on his bedrock principles of quality and innovation. These continue to provide opportunities today for their customers, investors, channel partners and employees, and they will continue to do so for the next 100 years.