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Singer Corporation

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Singer Corporation is an American manufacturer of sewing machines, first established as I. M. Singer & Co in 1851 by Isaac Merritt Singer with New York lawyer Edward Clark. It is based in La Vergne, Tennessee near Nashville.[1]

Best known for its sewing machines, it was renamed Singer Manufacturing Companyin 1865, then The Singer Company in 1963.

See the history of the corporation - Singer Manufacturing Co of New Jersey.

For Singer in the UK see Singer Manufacturing Co


1965 Acquired Friden Calculating Machine Co.

1966 Acquired Packard Bell Electronics

1968 Acquired the General Precision Equipment Corporation.

1982 Parent company to Link-Miles[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Wikipedia
  2. The Engineer 1982/01/28