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Westinghouse Electric Corporation


  • [Chartiers Improvement Company was incorporated by a special act of the Pennsylvania Legislatue of April 9, 1872. Its name was changed to Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company by resolution of stockholders on June 13, 1889, and filed in the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on June 20, 1889. It became the Westinghouse Electric Corporation on May 10, 1945, then a subsidiary CBS Corp. in 1997. Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, a nuclear power company, is an unrelated brand management subsidiary of CBS Corp. founded in 1999.]
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    • us: Westinghouse (Firm)
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      • found: Its Westinghouse stratovision ... c1945.
      • found: Letter, 10 Oct. 1945: (Incorporated by Special act of Pennsylvania legislature of April 9, 1872 as Chartiers Improvement Company. Name changed to Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company by Resolution of stockholders on June 13, 1889, filed in the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on June 20, 1889. Name changed to Westinghouse Electric Corporation on May 10, 1945)
      • found: The electrical workers, 1983: t.p. (history of labor at General Electric and Westinghouse, 1923-1960)
      • found: Website of Westinghouse Nuclear, viewed Sept. 27, 2013: History (Westinghouse becomes CBS Corp. in 1997) {http://www.westinghousenuclear.com/Our_Company/history/Timeline/1980_1999.shtm}
    • General Notes

      • [Chartiers Improvement Company was incorporated by a special act of the Pennsylvania Legislatue of April 9, 1872. Its name was changed to Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company by resolution of stockholders on June 13, 1889, and filed in the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on June 20, 1889. It became the Westinghouse Electric Corporation on May 10, 1945, then a subsidiary CBS Corp. in 1997. Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, a nuclear power company, is an unrelated brand management subsidiary of CBS Corp. founded in 1999.]
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      • [For 1945-1997 imprints. Do not confuse with Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, 1999-]
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      • 1980-06-17: new
      • 2013-10-03: revised
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