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Salora (Finnish company)

Salora
Former type Osakeyhtiö
Industry Electronics
Fate Merged
Founded 1928 (1928)
Founders F.A. Nordell
Lauri Koskinen
Defunct 1995 (1995)
Headquarters Salo, Finland
Products Radio receivers
Television sets

Salora Oy was a Finnish electronics company headquartered in Salo. Its main products were radio receivers and televisions. The company was founded under the name Nordell & Koskinen in 1928 by F.A. Nordell and Lauri Koskinen.[1] In 1937, the company introduced its first product under the brand name Salora (from a combination of the words Salo and radio),[2] and in 1945, the company changed its name to Salora Oy.[1] In 1995, the company was merged into Nokia Oyj.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c Liukkonen, Jukka (December 31, 2001). "Salora Oy 1928-1995" (DOC) (in Finnish). Retrieved May 1, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Salora Oy - from a radio workshop to a market leader". Finnish Industrial Design Archives (FIDA). Central Archives for Finnish business records (Elka). Retrieved May 1, 2012. 

External links

  • Elias – Electronics from Salo
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