Webster Electric

EkoTape

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Manufacturer Profiles

This is a list of information we have gathered from a variety of sources on some of the major analog reel to reel tape recorder and related equipment manufacturers. While we have strived to provide the best information available to us, there will be corrections and additions. We include personal stories about the companies when they are provided to us.  We always invite input on corrections and updates. Thank you!

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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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Please help us create a permanent museum for this collection

Go to: • 3MAEG/MagnetophonAkaiAmplifier CorpAmpexAmproAstrocom/MarluxBang & OlufsenBellBell & HowellBell LabsBerlant ConcertoneBeyerdynamicBrüel & KjærBrenellBrushCetec GaussCraigCrown • DokorderDualEdisonEicoElectro VoiceEMI/GramophoneFerrographFostexGrundigHeathKitKLHLeevers RichLyrecMagnecordMarantzMCIMitsubishiNagraNakamichiNeumannNewcombNeveOkiOtariPentronPhilipsPioneerPrestoRangertoneRCARobertsRolaSansuiScullyShureSolid State LogicSonySoundcraftSpectoneStancil HoffmanStellavoxStephensStuder ReVoxTandbergTape-AthonTapesonicTeac/TascamTechnicsTelefunkenTolnai ToshibaUher VikingWebster Chicago/WebcorWebster ElectricWilcox-GayWollensak

 

 
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