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1937 Formation of A. C. Farnell (Sheffield) Ltd
Manufacturer of electronic instruments and distributor of electronic components and hi fi equipment.
1945 Elstone Electronics incorporated as a subsidiary
1947 Farnell Television Ltd was incorporated
1964 Farnell Properties Ltd was incorporated
1966 Farnell Electronics was listed on the London Stock Exchange