GE Acquires KenRad

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On this day in 1945, KenRad’s acquisition by GE is became effective. The Bowling Green, Tell City, Rockport, and Huntingburg plants were included in the sale. In 1918, Roy Burlew was working as a sales manager for an electric lamp plant in Pennsylvania and heard the Kentucky Electrical Company in Owensboro was thinking about selling it’s small incandescent lamp-making department. …