RACINE, Wis., Aug 28, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) — InSinkErator, a business of EmersonEMR, +0.02% and the world’s largest manufacturer of food waste disposers and instant hot water dispensers for home and commercial use, is recognizing its 75th anniversary with the production of its 150 millionth disposer. This milestone comes at a time when InSinkErator disposers are playing an increasingly critical environmental role in managing food scraps, and are gaining popularity on a global scale.

“The rich history of InSinkErator positions our company well for future innovations,” said Tim Ferry, president of InSinkErator. “We estimate that InSinkErator has helped divert more than 77.3 billion pounds of food waste from landfills. That’s enough to fill train cars stretching from Los Angeles to New York and back – twice. As we celebrate this important milestone, we also are pursuing the opportunities that lie ahead for us.”

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