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Kenwood Manufacturing Co

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December 1960.
November 1963.

of Old Woking, Surrey

formerly Kenwood Electrics

1959 Merger between Peerless and Ericsson and Kenwood Electrics; change of name to Kenwood Manufacturing Co[1]

1961 Domestic electrical appliance manufacturers, manufacturing electric food mixing machines, dishwashing machines, garbage disposal machines, roasting ovens, refrigerators, toasters, fan heaters and electric knife sharpeners. 900 employees. [2]

1968 Thorn Electrical Industries acquired Kenwood

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times 29 January 1960
  2. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE