Much like Rome, AcuRite wasn’t built in a day! The journey of becoming North America’s #1 Weather Station Brand began in 1943 when John L. Chaney started Chaney Instrument Co. in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. To celebrate this milestone, we’ve released a line of limited-edition 80th-anniversary products that commemorate our past and put a fun spin on products to use in the future! Without further ado, read up on the special products after the jump!
AcuRite's 80th Anniversary
With Memorial Day 2023 in the rearview mirror, and as our 80th anniversary year moves into June, it’s safe to say that summer has arrived! Whether it’s your favorite season or you’re counting down the days until the winter solstice, summer is here; and it’s bringing its pastimes with it. Warm weather, beach days, hiking, camping, and of course — cookouts! Yes, summer cookouts — or barbeques, as some like to call them — are an undeniable part of American culture, just like AcuRite!
As we continue to celebrate the 80th anniversary of Chaney Instrument Co. and AcuRite, we are releasing monthly stories (find them here!) that give readers a look into our company’s past. From the role of women at Chaney to a look at our products through the decade, you’re bound to learn something new!
To keep our year-long 80th anniversary celebration rolling, let’s turn back the clock to reminisce and learn about Chaney Instrument Co. and AcuRite products through the decades! What types of products did we focus on early on? What did we make in the 80s? How about the early aughts? Keep reading to find out!
In case you haven’t heard, 2023 marks 80 years as a business for Chaney Instrument Co. and AcuRite! We are celebrating all year long with special promotions, throwback products, and stories about how Chaney Instrument Co. came to be in 1943.