History of WADE Antenna

History of WADE Antenna

  • 1934

    TACO (Technical Appliance Corporation) was formed.

  • 1949

    Delhi Metal Products was formed.

  • 1952

    Jeff Wade developed the Beaver Log Periodic Antenna.

  • 1961

    Jerrold purchases TACO (Technical Appliance Corporation).

  • 1973

    General Instrument Corporation of New York City purchased Delhi Metal Products for their Satellite Antenna line.

  • 1982

    Sherburne, NY manufacturing operations were moved to Delhi, Ontario.

  • 1986

    Parcap Management Inc. purchases Antenna Divisions and Tubing Division. The operating company is named Cometic Technologies Inc.

  • 1989

    WADE Antenna Ltd. is established and purchases the rights to the former Beaver Log Periodic Antenna, now knows as the WADE Antenna.

  • 1992

    Delhi-Solac Inc. purchases the Tubing and Antenna Divisions from Cometic Technologies.

  • 1994

    Wade becomes a Distributor of TACO CATV products.

  • 1999

    WADE Antenna and Delhi-Solac enter into an exclusive agreement to manufacture and sell 900 MHz and 2.4 GHz antennas.

  • 2000

    WADE Antenna becomes the largest distributor of Delhi-Solac's antenna products.

  • 2001

    Wade Antenna purchases TACO and Delhi Antenna divisions. Factory moved to Simcoe, Ontario.

  • 2006

    Wade purchases the rights to Lindsay Antennas.

  • 2006

    Manufacturing and head office moves to new facility in Brantford, Ontario.

  • 2008

    WADE Antenna changes corporate structure to WADE Antenna Inc.