Dayton Electric Manufacturing is known for its production of heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment and electric motors. It also manufactures a range of power transmission products, power tools, pumps, and welding and cleaning equipment. Its electric motors include general purpose, definite purpose and heating, venting and air conditioning motors.
Dayton also makes a variety of electrical equipment including relays, indicator lights, transformers, contactors and current sensors. Its top pump categories are centrifugal pumps, sump pumps, drum and barrel, and rotary pumps. It also makes condensate, coolant and diaphragm pumps as well as spa and pool pumps. Dayton markets 366 cleaning products including commercial and specialty wet/dry vacuums, hand dryers, backpack vacuum cleaners, floor scrubbers and burnishers.
Top rated among Dayton's HVAC products are its fans, blowers, exhaust fans and roof ventilators. It also manufactures portable air conditioners and portable, window and ducted evaporative coolers and related accessories. Grainger is the sole retailer for Dayton Electric products with stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Grainger's international branches include Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Panama and Peru. Dayton products are also available through Grainger's online catalog.
Dayton Electric was established in 1937 and purchased by its distributor, W.W. Grainger, in 1966.