TUNGSRAM HERITAGE

The Lighting Engineering Station and Tungsram

Development of a Lighting Culture in Hungary

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Tungsram: Successful through crises

The COVID-19 is not the first crisis that century-old companies like Tungsram have had to master. Let’s take a quick look at how Tungsram mastered the great crises of the past.

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111 Years of the Tungsram Brand Name

111 years ago, the United Incandescent and Electrical Ltd. registered its “Tungsram” trademark name in Hungary and in the countries of the Madrid Union, then in a series of other nations.

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The Nagykanizsa Light Source Factory

Fifty-one years ago, on 1 April 1969, the Experimental Light Source Factory of Tungsram was named Nagykanizsa Light Source Factory.

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Ernő Winter, An Outstanding Figure of Electron Tube Development

123 years ago, on 15th March 1897, Ernő Winter was born. From 1925, Winter worked at Tungsram and became the leading figure of electron tube development and the Hungarian telecommunication industry.

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Radio for the People

From the beginning of broadcasting, radio became increasingly popular, and soon developed into an indispensable medium of providing news, entertainment, and education. No wonder that it has been widely used for political propaganda as well.

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23 December – The Birthday of Imre Bródy, Father of the Krypton Lamp

Imre Bródy was born 128 years ago, on 23 December 1891. As a member of the Tungsram Research Laboratory, this outstanding theoretical physicist devoted his scientific work to solving the issue of economically efficient lighting. Bródy is best known as ‘the father of the krypton lamp’.

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Tungsram’s Century-old Leadership Insight - The Tungsten Lamp Story

115 years ago, on 13 December 1904, the patent file for the incandescent lamp with a tungsten file was published.

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