The Jenn-Air Corporation was founded in 1947 by Indianapolis merchant Louis J. Jenn. The company originally produced industrial fans that were used primarily in restaurants and schools. The company's popularity grew during the early 1960s when it introduced a high-quality cook-top range that featured one of the world's first self-ventilating exhaust systems.
After introduced several luxury microwave ovens and microwave ovens during the early 1960s that catered to the needs of serious cooks who wanted to use the latest technology to cook amazing dishes at home. These products established their reputation for producing reliable luxury household appliances that improved consumers' standard of living.
They moved into the dishwasher market in the late 1960s. These Jenn-Air dishwasher parts featured powerful motors, durable wall mounts, a wide front loading design, the latest push pad technology and designed to withstand many hours of use each day. Many consumers also enjoyed their stylish exterior colors and counter tops that were easy to incorporate into a kitchen's existing design.
Jenn-Air modified their dishwashers' front loading design during the 1970s and early 1980s to produce luxury dishwashers that could wash delicate bowls, glasses and platters efficiently. These dishwashers featured wider dish racks that could be expanded to accommodate platters and kitchen utensils. They also featured optional silverware racks and innovative soap dispensers that were easy to maintain. Some of these innovative dishwashers also featured some of the world's first LED displays that helped consumers choose from several wash cycles.
Jenn-Air's dishwasher designs were sold to the Maytag Corporation in 1982. Maytag converted many of these designs during the 1980s and early 1990s to produce stylish dishwashers that were sold at upscale department stores and home improvement centers. The Jenn-Air dishwasher parts featured innovative cleaning cycles, water dispensers and soap dispensers that introduced the home appliance industry to many innovative energy saving designs.
The Maytag Corporation continued to modify these designs until the Whirlpool Corporation purchased the Jenn-Air Company in 2006. Whirlpool now produces high-quality Jenn-Air TriFecta dishwashers that feature the latest energy-efficient technologies and stainless steel exteriors. These dishwashers feature powerful motors and modern cleaning technology that offer discerning consumers everything needed to clean dishes efficiently.