Isidor Leviton founds the company in New York City. Leviton originally makes mantle tips for gas lighting, then expands to produce switches, outlets, light sockets, and other electrical parts.
Leviton offers more than 550 different electrical devices in its product catalogue by the end of the decade.
William Brand Co. and Rex Corporation merge to establish Brand-Rex; begin a long-term customer relationship with British Aerospace.
Brand-Rex opens European manufacturing operations in Glenrothes, Scotland, and becomes a major supplier to IBM by the end of the decade.
Leviton Network Solutions division forms in Seattle, Washington, USA, to support high-speed communications and data centres. Brand-Rex introduces innovative Air Blown Fibre Systems.
Leviton invests in innovative fibre optic network solutions, acquires Northwest Fiber Optics, Fiber Management Systems, and Fiber Connect.
Leviton introduces the first third-party verified component-rated Category 6A System.
Brand-Rex becomes the first network cabling company to achieve carbon neutral status.
Leviton introduces high-density Opt-X® HDX fibre platform for data centres.
Leviton acquires Brand-Rex and expands business across Europe; introduces award-winning Atlas-X1™ Premium Copper System.
Leviton opens Data Centre Factory at its Glenrothes, Scotland facility, providing customers across Europe, the Middle East, and Asia with custom pre-terminated cabling and cassettes, with rapid delivery.
Leviton introduces the industry's first end-to-end Category 8 RJ-45 solution.
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