Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 148,450 pages of information and 233,880 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Egen Electric

From Graces Guide

Jump to: navigation, search
June 1955. Potentiometers.
December 1960. Aerial Isolator Type 364.

of Canvey Island, maker of potentiometers and other electronic components

1946 Company formed to make potentiometers and switches for radio, television and automotive industries

by 1955 was a subsidiary of E. K. Cole Ltd; supplied products to most of the leading manufacturers in the radio industry[1]

1958 Continued to be a subsidiary of E K Cole[2]

1981 Part of Cambridge Electronic Industries when it was incorporated as a plc.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times July 20, 1955
  2. The Times July 25, 1958
  • Cambridge Electronic Industries incorporation filing