List of television manufacturers

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This is a list of television manufacturers, past and present.

Since it is hard to determine "who made what", and some manufacturers just sold off or liquidated their skyruns at some point in time, an entry presented as a manufacturer may actually be a brand name.

List[edit]

Company Started mfg Ended mfg
Acer 2001 2009
Admiral 1940 1979
Advent 1975 present
Adyson 2008 2011
AGA 1952 196?
Aiwa - -
Akai ca.1966 present
Akari 1992 present
Akurra 2011 present
Alba (Harvard) 1939 present
Amplivision 2011 2016
Amstrad
Andrea Electronics 1947 1978
Anitech 1999 present
Apex Digital 1997 2010
Arcam 2011 present
Arena - -
Argosy Radiovision - -
Arise India 2012 present
ASA 1956 199?
Astor 1956 1971
Asuka 2011 present
Atlantic 2010 present
Atwater Television 1949 1952
Audar 1949 1949
Automatic Radio Manufacturing 1949 1954
Audiovox - -
AVEL 2008 present
AVol - -
AWA 1950s 1970s
Bace Television 1947 -
Baird 1926 1980 (made the first TVs, brand name after 1956)
Bang & Olufsen 1950 (prototype) present
Baumann Meyer 2001 present
Beko - -
BenQ - -
Bell Television 1945 1950s
BelTek Tv - -
Bharat - -
Beon -
Binatone - -
BiSA - -
Bitova electronika Ltd 1975 1996
Blaupunkt - -
BLUE Edge - present
Blue Sky - -
Blue Star - -
Bondstec -
BOSE -
BPL india lmt 1980 present
Brandt - -
Brionvega 1947 1956
Britannia 2011 present
BrokSonic
BSR - -
BTC - -
Bush 1937 present
Calbest Electronics 1947 1968
Candle - -
Capehart Electronics 1947 1965
Carrefour - -
Cascade 2011 present
Cathay - -
Cello 2004 present
Centurion - -
Certified Radio Labs 1947 1966
Cenfonix - present
CGE 2009 present
Changhong 1958 present
ChiMei - -
Cimline - -
Citizen - -
Clairetone Electric Corporation 1967 -
Clarivox - -
Clatronic - -
Coby - -
Colonial Radio (Sylvania) 1949 1983
Color Electronics Corporation 1964 -
Conar Instruments 1962 -
Condor - -
Conrac (Monitors) 1958 1990
Conrac (Germany) - (various plasma TV sets around 2003)
Contec - -
Continental Edison - -
Cortron Industries (Hoffman) 1948 1970
Cossor - -
Craig - -
Crown - -
Crystal - -
CS Electronics - -
CTC - -
Curtis Mathes Corporation 1960 present
Cybertron - -
Daewoo - -
Dainichi - -
Damro - -
Dansai - -
Dayton - -
De Graaf - -
Decca - -
Deccacolour (UK) - -
Defiant - -
Dell 2003 2008
Diamond Vision - -
Delmonico International Corporation 1967 -
Diboss - -
Dixi - -
Dual - -
Dual Tec - -
Dumont (no relation to the below company) - -
DuMont Laboratories 1938 1970s (early)
Durabrand 2003 present
Dyanora (India) - -
Dynatron - -
Dynex - -
Edler - -
Electronics Corp. (ECTV India) - -
English Electric 1950 1957
English Electric Valve Company - -
EKCO - -
Elbe - -
Electrohome - -
Element 2006 present
Elin - -
Elite - -
Elta - -
Emerson (no relation to the below company) 1948 present
Emerson 1947 1973
EMI - -
Erres - 1967
Expert - -
Farnsworth 1947 1965
Ferguson Electronics - -
Ferranti - -
Fidelity Radio 1980 1988
Finlandia - -
Finlux (Vestel) 1971 present
FIRST - present
Firstline - -
Fisher Electronics - -
Fleetwood (CONRAC) 1961 1970
Flint - -
Formenti 1947 2006
Frontech (brand name only) - -
Fujitsu 1992 present
Funai 1980s present
GC - present
Geloso 1931 1972
General Electric 1947 1986 (taken over by Thomson)
General Electric Company plc

(UK manufacturer unrelated to the US manufacturer)

- -
General Gold - -
Gene's TV - present
Geloso - -
Genexxa - -
GoldStar 1958 1995, name changed to LG Electronics
Goodmans Industries - -
Gorenje - -
GPM - -
Gradiente - -
Graetz - -
Granada - -
Grandin - -
Grundig 1966 2003
Haier 1984 present
Hannspree - -
Hanseatic - -
Hantarex - -
Harvard International 2000s -
Harvey Industries 1989 -
HCM - -
Healing 1956 1975
Helkama 1957 196?
Helvar 1957 1960
Heath Company/Heathkit 1964 1989
Hesstar - present
Hinari Domestic Applicanes - -
Hisawa - -
HMV - -
Hisense 1970 present
Hitachi, Ltd. 1956 present
Hoffman Television (Cortron Ind) 1948 1970
Howard Radio (Muntz) 1948 1973
Huanyu - -
Hypson - -
Ice - -
Ices - -
ITS - -
ITT Corporation - -
ITT-KB (UK) - -
ITT-SEL (Germany) - (bought by Nokia)
Imperial - -
INB 2016 Present
Indiana - -
Ingelen - -
Inno Hit - -
Innovex - -
Insignia - -
Interfunk - -
Intervision - -
Isukai - -
IZUMI 2008 present
Jensen Loudspeakers 2003 present
JMB - -
JVC 1976 present
Kaisui - -
Kamacrown - -
Kane Electronics Corporation 1967 -
Kapsch - -
Kathrein - -
Kendo - -
Kenmore 2015 2017
Kent Television 1951 1964
Khind - present
Kingsley - -
Kloss Video 1981 -
Kneissel - -
Kogan 2006 present
Kolster-Brandes - -
Konka 1984 present
Korpel - -
Koyoda - -
KTC 1995 present
Lanix - -
Le.com - -
Leyco - -
LG Electronics (founded as GoldStar, name changed 1995) 1958 present
Liesenkötter (cabinet builder only, bought chassis from manufacturers such as Philips) - -
LLoyd's - -
Loewe AG 1923 present
Luma - -
Luxor - -
M Electronic - -
MTC - -
Magnadyne - -
Magnafon - -
Magnasonic - -
Magnavox 1948 1976
Magnavox (subsidiary of Philips) 1976 present
Maneth - -
Marantz 1992 present
Marconiphone - -
Mark - -
Matsui - -
Mattison Electronics 1949 1968
McMichael Radio - -
Mediator (brand name owned by Philips) - -
Memorex 1961 present
Micromax 2009 present
Mercury-Pacific 1950 1964
Metz - present
Minerva - (taken over by Grundig)
Minoka - -
Mirc Electronics (Onida brand; India) 1982 present
Mitsubishi - -
Mivar 1945 -
Motorola 1947 1974
Multitech (brand name only) - -
Muntz (Howard Radio) 1948 1973
MT Logic (related to Multitech, brand name only) - -
Murphy Radio - -
NASCO ELECTRONICS 2000s -
NEC 1950s -
Neckermann - -
Nelco (India) - -
NEI - -
NetTV - -
Nikkai - -
Nobliko - -
Nokia - -
Nordmende - 1990s
North American Audio, Inc. 1962 -
Olympic Radio and Television 1948 1971
Oceanic - -
OK tv - -
Olevia 2004 2009
One - present
Onida 1990 present
Onwa - -
Orion (Hungary) - -
Orion (Japan) - -
Osaki - -
Oso - -
Osume - -
Otake - -
Otto Versand - -
Packard Bell, Teledyne Packard Bell 1948 1974
Palladium - -
Panama - -
Panasonic 1959 present
Pathe Cinema - -
Pathe Marconi - -
Pausa - -
Perdio 1955 1965
Pensonic - present
Peto Scott - -
Philco (Philco-Ford) 1947 1976
Philips 1930s present
Philmore Manufacturing 1948 1965
Phonola 1939 (taken over by Philips)
Pilot Radio 1948 1957
Pilot Radio Corporation (Jerrold Electronics) 1964 present
Pioneer 1985 2010
Planar Systems 1983 present
Polaroid - -
Profex - -
Prima - -
ProLine - -
ProScan (div. of Technicolor SA) 1990s present
ProTech - -
Pulser (own by Canadian tire) - -
Pye - -
Pyle - -
PyxScape - -
Quasar - -
Quelle - -
Questa - -
R-Line - -
REI - -
Radiola - -
Radiola (France, owned by Philips) - -
RadioMarelli 1929 -
RadioShack - -
Rank Arena - -
Ravenswood (div. of Annapolis Electroacoustics Corp.) 1962 -
Rauland Borg 1942 1948
RBM - -
RCA 1939 1986 (taken over by Thomson)
Realistic - -
Rediffusion - 1985
Regentone - -
Revox - -
Rex - -
RFT (Stassfurt plant) - 1991? (bought by Technisat)
RGD (Radio Gramaphone Development Company) - -
Roadstar (not a manufacturer, brand name only) - -
Rolls - -
SABA - -
Saccs - -
Saisho - -
Salora 1956 present[1]
Salora International 1977 present
Sambers - -
Sampo Corp. of America 1981 present
Samsung 1989 present
Sanabria Television Corporation (American Television) 1960 -
Sandra - -
Sansui 1987 present
Sanyo 1953 present
SBR - -
Sceptre - -
Schaub Lorenz - -
Schneider Electric - -
Schneider (Germany) - -
Schneider (France, taken over by Philips) - -
Sears (Silvertone) - -
SEG - -
SEI - -
Sei-Sinudyne - -
Seiki Digital 2009 present
Selco (India) 1980s -
Sèleco 1984 -
Sentra - -
Setchell Carlson 1950 1970
Seura 2003 present
Sharp 1953 present
Airis 2009 present
Shorai - -
Siarem - -
Siemens AG - -
Silo Digital 2004 present
Skywalker 2017 present
Silvertone (Sears) - -
Sinudyne 1946 2006
Skyworth 1992 present
Sobell - -
Solavox - -
Soniq 2000 present
Sonitron - Sonodyne
Sonoko - -
Sonolor - -
Sonora 1962 -
Sontec - -
Sony 1960 present
Soyo - 2009
Soundwave - -
Softlogic (Origin: Sri Lanka) - 2018
Sparc - present
Stern - -
Stromberg Carlson 1950 1957
Stewart-Warner - -
SunLite TV - -
Sunkai - -
Susumu - -
Supersonic - -
Supra 1974 present
Sylvania 1949 1983
Symphonic Electronic Corp 1960 -
Symphonic Radio and Electronics 1952 -
Sysline - -
Tandy - -
Technika TV (provided by Tesco PLC) - -
Tatung Company 1979 present
TCL 1981 present
Tec - -
Tech-Master 1948 1968
Technema - -
Technics - -
Technisat - present
Tecnimagen (formerly Philips Spain) - -
Technika - -
TECO - -
Teleavia - -
Telefunken - -
Telemeister - -
Telequip 1949 1968
Teletech - -
Teleton - -
Teletronics 1970 -
Television, Inc. 1950 1952
Temp 1960 -
Tensai - -
Texet - -
Thomson SA (some sold under RCA and GE brands) 1940s? present (after bankruptcy some assets were sold to Videocon and TCL, continued as Technicolor)
Thorn Electrical Industries - -
Thorn EMI - -
TMA 1948 1973
Tomashi - -
Toshiba 1952 2015[2]
TPV Technology - present
TP Vision (joint venture between Philips and TPV) 2012 present
Transvision 1947 1967
Trav-Ler Radop 1948 1965
Travelers Electronics Co. 1954 -
Trinium Electronics Philippines 2006 present
Triumph - -
Uher - -
Ultra - -
Ultravox - -
United States Television Manufacturing Corp. 1945 1950
Universum - -
Vestel 1980s present
Videocon 1980s present
Videosat - -
Videotechnic - -
Videoton 1959 -
Viewsonic - -
Vision - -
Vistron - -
Vizio 2002 present
Veon - -
Vu 2005 present
V WORLD 2014 present
Warwick 1951 1977
Watson - -
Watt Radio - -
Wells-Gardner (Mostly private labels) 1948 1990
Westinghouse 1947 1969
Westinghouse Digital 2003 present
Weston Electronics (India) 1980s -
White-Westinghouse - -
Wybor 1977 present
X2GEN - -
Xiaomi 2017 present
Yoko - -
Yoko (brand name only) - -
Zanussi - -
Zenith Radio 1948 present
Zonda - -
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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Salora TV" (in Finnish). Bat. Power Oy. Archived from the original on 2014-01-25. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Toshiba Gives Up on Selling TVs in U.S. - Consumer Reports". www.consumerreports.org. Retrieved 2019-01-12.

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