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Brown Boveri Norsk Elektricitets Aktieselskab

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No 96. Steam engine by Brown Boveri Norsk Elektricitets Aktieselskab of Christiania. Exhibit at Pearns Steam World.
No. 96 (detail). Exhibit at Pearns Steam World.

of Norway

Formed by a merger of Norsk Elektrisk Aktiebolag and Brown, Boveri and Co (BBC) of Switzerland.

BBC had established itself in Norway with the subsidiary Brown Boveri Norsk Elektricitets Aktieselskab in 1901, as a continuation of IA Jensen & Dahl's electrical department. In 1906, the company began a collaboration with Norsk Elektrisk Aktiebolag. The collaboration led to the two companies merging in 1908. The new company was named Aktieselskabet Norsk Elektrisk & Brown Boveri (NEBB).

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