Who Owns Whom?
Aug 1, 2004 12:00 PM
This list is a handy resource when you can't find a company. Many of these brands were once independent companies that have been acquired by larger corporations over the last 20 years. Some of these brands live on, while others are not actively promoted. The brand names are in bold type with the parent following the slash.
Appleton/EGS Electrical Group
Blackburn/Thomas & Betts
CEFCO/British General Electric Co. (English Electric Fuse Corp.)
Challenger Electrical Equipment Corp./(Westinghouse)/Cutler-Hammer/Eaton Corp.
Furnas Electric Co./Siemens
GEC Alsthom/Ferraz Shawmut
Gould Shawmut/Carbone Ferraz
ITE (Protective Relays)/ABB
M. Stephens Manufacturing/Intermatic
Merlin Gerin/Schneider Electric
Modicon/Square D (Schneider Electric)
Reliance Electric/Siemens Energy and Automation
Siemens Electromechanical Components/Tyco
Sola/Hevi-Duty/EGS Electrical Group
Square D/Schneider Electric
Texas Instruments controls division/Siemens Energy and Automation
Westinghouse Electric Corp.(Breakers/Contactors/Controls)/Cutler-Hammer/Eaton Corp.
Westinghouse Electric Corp.(Protective Relays)/ABB
Westinghouse lamps/North American Philips (now Philips Lighting)