Pye Limited 1896 - 1976

industry:
Scientific instrument manufacturer,
Telecommunications equipment manufacturer
Nationality:
British
based:
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

1896 - W G Pye & Co Ltd founded by William George Pye; specialist division Pye Telecommunications Ltd established 1944-?; subsiduary Pye Records 1955-1980; bought by Philips in 1976. Originally manufacturerer of scientific instruments, expanded into radio then television manufacture, along with production of television broadcast equipment.