Dr. Willis H. Carrier "founded" air conditioning with the first installation in Sackett-Wilhelms Lithographing and Printing Co., Brooklyn, NY.
Carrier Air Conditioning formed as a subsidiary of the Buffalo Forge Co.
Carrier Engineering Corporation is formed as independent venture by Willis H. Carrier, J. Irvine Lyle and five associates. The combination of the two names, "Car-" and "Lyle" would later become Carlyle, the Compressor Company.
Dr. Willis H. Carrier invents the Centrifugal Refrigerating Machine.
Dr. Willis H. Carrier invents a new refrigerant, "Dielene," to support rapidly advancing compressor technology.
First application of residential air conditioning utilizes a Carrier compressor.
"Manufactured weather" enters into transportation beginning with trains, followed by trolleys then airplanes.
A Carrier compressor is at the heart of the worlds first room air conditioner, providing equipment in a "package" which could be moved if required.
The Carrier-Brunswick 7 Series compressors are introduced. First the 7F, an eccentric drive compressor covering ranges from 1/4 to 3 HP. Shortly after that, the 7G and 7H type covering 7-1/2, 15 and 50 HP ranges. These compressors used a crankshaft drive which enabled them to be run at a higher speed.
Carrier Air Conditioning Company moves to Syracuse, NY. Company officials vow to make the city the "Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Capital of the World!"
7J, 7K, and 7L compressors are introduced, representing capacity sizes from 1/4 to 7-1/2 HP.
5F40 compressors and condensing units are introduced. The compressors were the first "high speed" open drives, permitting operation to 1750 RPM.
Move to spacious Thompson Road facility, permitting expansion required for burgeoning compressor business.
The invention of the Absorption Machine, using lithium bromide, is announced. (Patents actually filed in 1946.) By using steam for air conditioning, the development was an answer to a long existing need, by providing a balance in steam loads for summer cooling and winter heating.
5J40/5J60 open drive compressors (100-150 HP) introduced in direct or belt driven models. Designed for use with a variety of refrigerants, their flexibility of use is an outstanding feature.
06D semi-hermetic compressor introduced, featuring bypass unloading for improved capacity control.
First compressor rolls off the line at the TR-3 (Thompson Road) plant.
06E semi-hermetic introduced with suction pressure-actuated unloading, an industry first. The revolutionary compressor features a patented oil return and oil equalization system that is still employed today.
The combination of Willis Carrier and Irvine Lyle's names officially becomes "Carlyle".
05G compressor introduced, used in transport refrigeration applications.
Carlyle improvements in capacity control continue with ability to unload on low temperature, -25°F suctions, down to 3 HP.
05K compressor introduced, used in transport refrigeration applications. Carlyle begins construction of a new scroll compressor plant in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.
Carlyle announces it will manufacture screw compressors in Syracuse.
Semi-hermetic 23XL screw compressors launched.
Hermetic scrolls SC and SR launched.
Carrier commits to multi-million dollar investment in Syracuse compressor facilities, both new screw and existing reciprocating plants. Carlyle launches semi-hermetic and open-drive geared twin screw compressors.
Carrier and Bristol announce a partnership agreement to produce scroll compressors at Scroll Technologies in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.
Carlyle's model 06N geared twin screw compressor, the first compressor designed and optimized specifically for use with the chlorine-free refrigerant, HFC-134a.
Scroll Technologies produces one-millionth scroll compressor.
Carrier announces new joint venture between Carlyle Compressor Company and Howden Compressors Ltd. in Glasgow, Scotland.
Scroll Technologies wins the "Top 10 Best Plants" award from Industry Week Magazine.
Carlyle produces 25,000th screw compressor, and announces acquisition of Our Way Inc.
Carlyle announces opening of Compressor Remanufacturing Division in Stone Mountain, GA.
Began production of new OEM compressors in Stone Mountain, GA facility.