Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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September 1933.
December 1945
September 1947
January 1949.
March 1949.
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of Leicester.

1927 Private company formed as Partridge and Mee

1935 Name changed.

1944 Patent. Design for a Loudspeaker. Samuel Neville Shaw Mee and Frederick John Toone, Aylestone Park, Leicester, England, assignors to Parmeko.[1]

1956 Maker of transformers for the electrical and electronic industries. Acquired by Sears Holdings which intended to expand its business. [2]

1961 Manufacturing electrical engineers, makers of transformers, transductors, magnetic amplifiers, electronic control gear, electronic equipment and sound reproducing equipment. 600 employees. [3]

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Sources of Information

  1. Google Patents
  2. The Times, February 28, 1956
  3. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE