Automatic Facts.

In 1918 a "cyclone" demolished the entire top floor of their new four story brick factory carrying away washing machines and materials. An Automatic washer was found in a corn field 2 miles from Newton and was dubbed the first "air delivery" of a washer.

In 1927 Automatic went from 7th place to 3rd in national production rankings. There over 75 washer manufacturers in the country at that time.