Ceco Manufacturing Company
Ceco Manufacturing Company was a Providence, Rhode Island, US, firm which acquired a license to manufacture radio tubes in May 1929. Radio Corporation of America issued the license under Radio Corp. patents. The business was the second corporation licensed to produce radio tubes.
In April 1930, there were fourteen businesses authorized to manufacture radio tubes in the United States. For some time they had a factory in Birmingham, Alabama, but it was closed due to labor discord. The company was acquired for $8.5 million by Richardson Electronics Ltd., of Franklin Park, Illinois, in September 1985.
- Radio Broadcast. Doubleday, Page & Company. 1929. p. 180. Retrieved 7 June 2013.
- "Ceco Gets Radio Corp. License", Wall Street Journal, May 28, 1929, pg. 16.
- "Broad Street Gossip", Wall Street Journal, April 5, 1930, pg. 2.
- Proceedings of the ... Spring Meeting. Industrial Relations Research Association. 1989. p. 500. Retrieved 7 June 2013.
- "Richardson Electronics Names Allen President And Operating Chief", Wall Street Journal, September 9, 1985, pg. 30.
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