Thursday 6 June 2019

PHILIPS Home Radio and Multi-Inductance All-World Receivers

CAPE TIMES - April 4, 1933

The Philips Company was founded in Eindhoven in 1891, by Gerard Philips and his father Frederik Philips, where the company started the production of carbon-filament lamps and other electro-technical products in 1892. This first factory is used as a museum.
The family business began to expand rapidly and they laid the foundations for the later electronics multinational.

- founding of Philips Metal Filament Lamp Factory Ltd. in Eindhoven
- foundation of Philips Lightbulb Factories Ltd.
- the company started to manufacture other products, e.g. vacuum tubes
- the "Chapel" (a radio with built-in loudspeaker) was designed
- introduced the Philishave – an electric razor

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