Braun

Braun

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Founded 1921
Industries Accessories
Headquarter Germany
Braun is a German consumer products company founded by Max Braun, in 1921. Initially the brand was a wholly owned subsidiary of the Gillette Company, however now it is owned subsidiary of Procter & Gamble. The brand originally started manufacturing radio sets, expanding towards more on home consumer appliances including shavers, coffee makers, razors clocks and radios.

2012

Delonghi acquired the kitchen appliances sector of business

2008

P&G ceases selling Braun products, except shavers and toothbrushes, in North America

2005

P&G acquires Gillette

1998

Business goes private

1984

Becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Gillette

1962

Listed as public traded company Braun AG

1961

Dieter Rams becomes Chief Design Officer of Braun

1957

Begins to build kitchen appliances

1951

Produces first electric shaver S50

1921

Founded by Max Braun in Frankfurt
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Braun CoolTec Electric Shaver
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Braun CoolTec Electric Shaver

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Design

Braun BNE001 ET66 Calculator

Undoubtedly amongst some of the company’s most iconic designs is Braun’s ET66 Calculator.
 
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