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Dyson history timeline and development

There is a saying that the proportion of men who actively use vacuum cleaners has risen sharply among families who have purchased Dyson vacuum cleaners. In 2016, Dyson’s global turnover increased by 45% reach to 2.5 billion pounds; profit increased by 41% reach to 631 million pounds; revenue in the Chinese market increased by 244%.

With the launch of the latest generation of wireless handheld vacuum cleaners and Supersonic hair dryers, Dyson’s high-end position in the vacuum cleaner/home appliance industry has also become more and more famous.

Looking back at the history of James Dyson, the founder of Dyson, I have to sigh that some people are born with their own open-link attributes, and they have been successful for decades.

Initial stage of starting a business

Between 1979 and 1984, Dyson finally invented the first bagless vacuum cleaner after experimenting with 5,127 prototypes in 4 years. Dyson took his newly invented machine to famous vacuum cleaner manufacturers such as Black&decker, Eletrolux, Hoover, etc. Since the products of these manufacturers were dust bag type at that time, dust bag products were their important source of profit. Therefore, it is impossible for them to be interested in the distribution of such a product that subverts their business model.In 

1983, only Kleeneze Rotork Cyclon was willing to sell Dyson’s bagless vacuum cleaners, and then only 500 units were sold.

James Dyson has had no income for several years, basically relying on his wife’s income from teaching at school. Due to the huge investment in product development, James Dyson is still in debt. You can imagine what kind of pressure Dyson faced at the time.

James Dyson recalled this period of time in an interview

“When I made the fifteenth prototype, my third child was just born. At the 2627th prototype, my wife and I had to calculate every penny carefully. At the 3727th prototype, my wife needed For extra living expenses to give students art courses. These days are very difficult, but every failure brings us one step closer to solving the problem. It is not the final result that makes all struggles worthwhile. The process itself is wealth . I just persisted.”

Turning point

In 1985, the Japanese Apex company contacted James Dyson and improved the new DC02 machine on the first generation machine. This pink machine sold for as much as $2,000 but was still very popular and won various design awards.

Dyson history timeline and development

With the success of sales in Japan, Dyson established Dyson Appliances Ltd. in 1991 and started selling vacuum cleaners.

  1. In 1993, Dyson started to build its own vacuum cleaner factory to produce vacuum cleaners.
  2. In 2002, Dyson moved its vacuum cleaner factory to Malaysia.
  3. On December 30, 2006, James Dyson was granted knighthood by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace.

The Dyson’s products history timeline

In 2000, Dyson released the controrotator washing machine, and this product Dyson had hoped was discontinued in 2002.

Dyson released the DC11 vacuum cleaner in 2003. The current double-barrel or even three-barrel vacuum cleaners on the market are based on Dyson’s.

Dyson released Airblade hand dryer in 2006

In 2009, Dyson released Air Multiplier

In 2014, Dyson released the Dyson 360 Eye sweeping robot

Dyson released Ultrasonic humidifier in 2015

In 2015, Dyson released the Dyson V6 handheld rechargeable vacuum cleaner and began to lead the trend of the vacuum cleaner industry (digital motors can reach 120,000 rpm, the previous motor is generally 25,000 rpm, and now the domestic vacuum cleaner motor factory can reach 80,000 motors. Turn left and right). The wireless charging products of the entire vacuum cleaner industry have an annual growth of 30-40%.

In 2016, Dyson released the SuperSonic hair dryer, which became an internet celebrity on social networks with its shape and high price.

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