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Allgemeine Elektricitats-Gesellschaft

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June 1898.
February 1901.
September 1902.
1994. Modicon.

Otherwise referred to as AEG.

of Berlin.

UK branch was in Wokingham

Early 1900s was one of the three largest electrical firms in Germany

1904 Absorbed Union Electricity (Thomson-Houston) Co of Berlin[1]

1907 AEG appointed a visionary architect, Professor Peter Behrens, as Artistic Consultant.

1909 AEG disposed of their English installation, engineering and consumers' business to A. E. G. Electric Co who were prepared to quote for all AEG manufactures from glow lamps to Turbo-Dynamos[2]

1960s See AEG-Telefunken

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1904/04/29
  2. The Times Dec 15, 1909