Salora (Finnish company)

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Industry Electronics
Fate Merged
Founded 1928 (1928)
Founder 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]


  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. 

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