Hubbell Wiring Devices began in 1888 by found, Harvey Hubbell II. Harvey Hubbell was an inventor and entrepreneur. Hubbell received no less than 45 patents in his life time. The pull-chain light socket (patented in 1896) and electrical plug (patented in 1904) are two of his best known inventions and ones that brought about the accessibility of portable electrical devices. The Hubbell Wiring Device family is comprised of wiring devices; wiring systems, wire management, floor boxes and covers, raceway, interconnect systems and GFCI / tamper-resistant products and electric vehicle charging stations. They have a global market that includes harsh/hazardous location, commercial and residential markets. Hubbell also offers specialized wiring products for the marine and healthcare industries.