W G Pye and Company Limited 1896 - 1947

industry:
Manufacturer of radios,
Scientific instrument manufacturer
Nationality:
British
based:
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

1896 - Founded in Cambridge, England by William George Pye (1869-1949), scientific instrument maker previously employed at Cavendish Laboratories; 1922 - began subsiduary producing radios; 1929 - subsiduary sold on to George Orr Stanley, becoming Pye Radio Ltd (later Pye Ltd); 1936-1947: successfully concentrated on design and manufacture of military equipment; 1947 - W G Pye & Co sold to Pye Ltd; 1976 - Pye group of companies bought by Philips

In 1996, Philips telecom was sold to Cineven and name changed to Simoco International. In 2002, various sell-offs meant that Simoco was placed into administration. In late 2002 Radio communications business purchased by Team Telecom and became known as Team Simoco. In 2010, Team Telecom Group was formed and is now made up of 3 companies, including Simoco Group. Alice Calloway, 22nd May 2013