Previously Radio Transmission Equipment Ltd
1961 Mullard Equipment Ltd moved from south London, to a new plant at Crawley
The name was eventually changed to the MEL Equipment Company Ltd and then, finally, no longer a separate Company but known as the MEL Division of Philips Electronic and Associated Industries Ltd.
Mullard Equipment Ltd moved to Crawley in 1961. Later became The MEL Equipment Co Ltd, when it was still a Philips owned company, however, once the name was changed the letters MEL was no longer an abbreviation for Mullard Equipment Ltd. Towards the end of its Philips ownership, this Crawley business became known as the MEL Division of Philips Electronic and Associated Industries Ltd.
Sources of Information
- Mike Keeping