CONRAD HUBERT founds the Eveready Battery Company. He invented the first electric hand torch, or flashlight, consisting of dry-cell batteries and a rough brass reflector inside a paper-tube.
The EVEREADY® battery brand begins to expand across the globe over the next three decades.
The Cat & 9 launch as the EVEREADY® icon.
Eveready Battery Company invents the first commercially viable cylindrical alkaline battery. Among other firsts were Eveready’s invention of miniature batteries for hearing aids, the 9 volt battery, and commercial watch batteries.
The EVEREADY® brand becomes a household name for batteries around the world.
Eveready introduces the first carbon zinc battery with zero mercury.
Automotive batteries are launched under the EVEREADY® brand.
The first EVEREADY® rechargeable batteries are introduced.
The first EVEREADY® LED flashlight launches.
EVEREADY for Life logo communication platform is launched, communicating to consumers EVEREADY’s purpose to safely power and light the things that make your family smile. For every family, every day, EVEREADY for Life.