GRANDVIEW, Mo. Peterson is proud to celebrate the company’s 65th anniversary. Since the company’s start in 1945, Peterson has produced millions of vehicle safety lights and more than a few highlights. The company has grown from a tiny manufacturer to an industry leader and Introduced some of the best-selling lighting innovations ever designed, according to the company.
Early on, then-president and CEO, Don Armacost Sr., set the company’s course on honest, fair dealings with customers, suppliers, and employees. “Our goal is not to be the biggest,” he said. “Just the best.” His successor, Don Jr., holds to these same values in guiding Peterson today.
Peterson is pleased to celebrate its 65th anniversary. Company officials say they look forward to adding more highlights to Peterson’s history.