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Maker of domestic refrigerators, of Gray's Inn Road, London (1935)
of Bromborough, Wirral
1927 Its domestic refrigerators had been installed in 2,500 new homes
1946 The company moved to Crewe
1951 Name changed.
1956 Nash-Kelvinator's factory at Crewe sustained major damage in a fire. The company moved to Bromborough, Wirral.
1956 Name changed.
1961 Manufacturers of refrigeration equipment. 
1967 One of 3 British and 2 US refrigerator manufacturers studied to find out how the business could be improved - prices could be cut by 5 percent through improved use of labour-saving methods, both in production and back-office
c.1980 Acquired by Candy, of Italy, maker of domestic appliances
By 1995 production at the Wirral factory had increased by "500 percent in 15 years"
2002 Production ended at Bromborough
1914 Kelvinator began the manufacture of refrigerators
1927 The American Kelvinator Corporation had changed its name to Nash-Kelvinator
1954 Nash-Kelvinator advertised its refrigerator in the UK as made in England
1958 The US Nash-Kelvinator company merged with Hudson Motor Car Co to form the American Motors Corporation
1968 Kelvinator Appliance Division was sold to White Consolidated Industries
By 2000 Electrolux owned the Kelvinator and Frigidaire brands in the USA