Webster Electric - Ekotape
Webster Electric Company Racine, WI
March 9, 1946 - Billboard - CHICAGO, March 2.— Webster Electric Company, Racine, Wis., has been granted , a non- exclusive license to manufacture wirerecorders
June 15, 1946 - Billboaed magazine -"Another firm recently granted a license was the Webster Electric Company, Racine, Wis. Webster is known to the trade as a manufacturer of parts for music machines and a producer of a variety of intercommunications systems. "
March 23, 1959 Billboard "Webster Electric recently opened a major plant for production of Ekotape tape recorder equipment at Lebanon, Ky. Larger facilities were necessary for increased production. Engineering and administrative facilities will remain in Racine."
On Tuesday, January 31, 1950, a U.S. federal trademark registration was filed for WEBSTER ELECTRIC by WEBSTER ELECTRIC COMPANY, RACINE. The USPTO has given the WEBSTER ELECTRIC trademark serial number of 71591757. The current federal status of this trademark filing is EXPIRED. The correspondent listed for WEBSTER ELECTRIC is ?. The WEBSTER ELECTRIC trademark is filed in the category of Houseware and Glass Products . The description provided to the USPTO for WEBSTER ELECTRIC is AUDIO FREQUENCY AMPLIFIERS COMPRISING ASSEMBLED UNITS FOR AMPLIFYING ELECTRIC SIGNALS AND INCLUDING AUDIO FREQUENCY TRANSFORMERS, POWER TRANSFORMERS, AND CHOKE COILS; HIGH VOLTAGE IGNITION TRANSFORMERS; INTERCOMMUNICATING SOUND AMPLIFYING AND TRANSMITTING SYSTEMS AND PARTS THEREOF COMPRISING SPEAKERS, AMPLIFIERS, MICROPHONES, INTERCONNECTING CIRCUITS, AND ENERGIZING DEVICES WHEREBY CONVERSATION AT SPACED POINTS MAY BE HEARD AT SUCH SPACED POINTS; SOUND PRODUCTION EQUIPMENT COMPRISING A SUITABLE.
Racine Wagon & Carriage Company built this building around 1865 to manufacture a full line of spring vehicles and farm wagons including vans, surreys, carriages, express and delivery wagons, and phaetons. A few other Racine companies that got their start at the Racine Industrial Plant are Webster Electric, Dumore, Midland Container Co., D.W. Davies, Scan-o-Matic, Marini Tool & Die, Racine Industries which manufactures HOST Dry Extraction Carpet Cleaner and VonSchrader Manufacturing.