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International Refrigerator Co

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Maker of Coldrator commercial refrigeration equipment, of Llandudno Junction

1938 Made refrigerators under the BTH brand[1]

1947 AEI acquired the company from the International General Electric Co[2].

1949 A manufacturing division of Hotpoint, a subsidiary of AEI[3].

1958 Announcement by AEI-Hotpoint of major expansion of its Llandudno Junction and Peterborough factories[4].

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1938 Ironmonger Diary and Hardware Buyers Guide: Proprietary Names
  2. The Times, 24 April 1947
  3. The Times, 14 June 1949
  4. The Times, 29 December 1958