Jarden Consumer Solutions acquires all of the outstanding stock of Pulse Home Products Limited (Pulse), also known as Breville UK. Pulse.

Jarden Consumer Solutions – Waynesboro, Mississippi, manufacturing facility - celebrates 50 years of operation.

The Oster® brand establishes a leadership position by being the first to market with a holistic baby food preparation system - Oster® Baby.

Jarden Consumer Solutions takes a bold step into new territory with the Myself® Trainer, the first product from Jarden Consumer Solutions with a focus on women’s health.


Jarden Consumer Solutions launches the Oster® brand in India.

Jarden Consumer Solutions introduces the skybar® brand, with a new wine system—the first home wine accessory to chill, pour and preserve from a single system.

Jarden Consumer Solutions and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. announces a new agreement to jointly develop Mr. Coffee® single-cup coffeemakers featuring Keurig’s branded, patented single-cup brewing technology for the more than 200 varieties of gourmet coffees, teas and hot cocoa packaged in Keurig’s patented K-Cup® portion packs.


Mr. Coffee® brand celebrates its 35th anniversary.

The Crock-Pot® brand is launched in France with the introduction of two sauté slow cookers.

Jarden Consumer Solutions opens a new office in Mumbai, India—establishing a foothold in an important and growing market.


Employee-funded Jarden Consumer Solutions Community Fund is established for employees to direct charitable funding to the community in which they live and work, thereby giving them greater control over their donations.


Sunbeam Corporation acquired Signature Brands (Health o meter® and Mr.Coffee® products).

The Holmes Group acquires The Rival Company.



The Mr.Coffee® brand invents first automatic drip coffeemakers, providing both convenience and affordability for household use.

The Rival Company introduces the Crock-Pot® slow cooker.


The Waynesboro, Mississippi manufacturing facility opens—producing heated blankets under the Sunbeam® brand.

Sunbeam Mexicana, S.A. de C.V. opened in Mexico.


The Rival Company is formed in Kansas City, Mo., with the introduction of its first product – the Juice-O-Matic juice extractor.

The famous Sunbeam® Mixmaster® stand mixer was introduced.



The Company began manufacturing its first electric appliance, an electric iron named "The Princess," marking the beginning of the Electrical Appliance Division.


Sunbeam® Hospitality develops a new line of products called greensense™. The product line spans five different categories designed specifically to reduce water and energy consumption in hotels.

Jarden Consumer Solutions expands its charitable giving to Canada by establishing its employee-funded Jarden Consumer Solutions Community Fund Canada dba JCS Canada Charity Fund—enabling Canadian employees to is established to direct charitable funding to the community in which they live and work.

Jarden Consumer Solutions McMinnville, Tennessee, manufacturing facility celebrates its 50th anniversary. The facility produces Oster professional human and pet products.

The FoodSaver® brand launches the new FoodSaver® G2 appliances into Europe’s largest food sealing market – Italy.

Jarden Consumer Solutions launches products through its Oster de Colombia business entity under the Sunbeam® brand.

Jarden Consumer Solutions opens a new subsidiary in Buenos Aires, Argentina — Oster de Argentina S.A. With Argentina being home to more than 40 million people, the team there introduced the Oster® brand to the country’s consumers.

Jarden Consumer Solutions Community Fund was named Outstanding Philanthropic Organization by the Association of Fundraising Professionals in South Florida.

Jarden Consumer Solutions welcomes a new member to its family of brands with the acquisition of Arius Eickert, based in Fremont, Ohio since 1902.

Jarden Consumer Solutions Introduces the Zarafina® brand—specializing in premium tea products.

Jarden Consumer Solutions established its Oster del Peru, S.A.C. subsidiary in Lima, Peru. This marks another South American country to now have a Jarden Consumer Solutions enterprise and establishes another foothold in a market in which Jarden Consumer Solutions has enjoyed much success.


The Mr.Coffee® brand introduces the first automatic iced tea pot™, the first automatic iced tea maker.

The FoodSaver® brand is launched, offering consumers high quality vacuum sealing and food storage solutions.

The Holmes Group is formed by Jerry Kahn.


Sunbeam acquired the John Oster
Manufacturing Company and introduced the Osterizer® blender, a completely automatic blender.


The Chicago Flexible Shaft Company became incorporated as Sunbeam Corporation.


John Oster Sr. founded the John Oster Manufacturing Company.

The Company was incorporated as the Chicago Flexible Shaft Company.

Two founders of Sunbeam, John K. Stewart and Thomas J. Clark, began manufacturing and selling a commercial horse clipping machine in Chicago.