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Singer Corporation
Ditubuhkan1851; 168 tahun yang lalu (1851) sebagai I. M. Singer Company, New York, New York, Amerika Syarikat
PengasasIsaac Singer
Ibu pejabatLa Vergne, Tennessee, Amerika Syarikat
IndukSVP Worldwide
International Semi Tech Microsystems 1989-2000
Laman sesawangsinger.com
Mesin jahit Singer

Singer Corporation adalah pembuat mesin jahit Amerika, yang pertama ditubuhkan sebagai I. M. Singer & Co. pada 1851 oleh Isaac Merritt Singer dengan peguam New York, Edward Clark. Paling terkenal dengan mesin jahitnya, ia dinamakan semula sebagai Singer Manufacturing Company pada tahun 1865, kemudian The Singer Company pada tahun 1963. Ia berpusat di La Vergne, Tennessee, berhampiran Nashville. Kilang besar pertama untuk pengeluaran besar-besaran telah dibina di Elizabeth, New Jersey, pada tahun 1863.[1]

Presiden[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • Isaac Singer (1851–1863)
  • Inslee Hopper (1863–1875)
  • Edward S. Clark (1875–1882)
  • George Ross McKenzie (1882–1889)
  • Frederick Gilbert Bourne (1889–1905)
  • Sir Douglas Alexander (1905–1949)
  • Milton C. Lightner (1949–1958)
  • Donald P. Kircher (1958–1975)
  • Joseph Bernard Flavin (1975–1987)
  • Paul Bilzerian (1987–1989)[2]
  • James H. Ting (1989–1997)[3]
  • Stephen H. Goodman (1998–2004)

Empat mesin jahit terlaris[sunting | sunting sumber]

Antara mesin jahit yang popular yang ada di pasaran adalah;

  1. Mesin jahit tepi
  2. Mesin jahit mini
  3. Mesin jahit sulam

Rujukan[sunting | sunting sumber]

  1. ^ Cunningham, John T. (2004). Ellis Island: Immigration's Shining Center. Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 978-0-7385-2428-3. 
  2. ^ "A Raider's Days Of Reckoning". Time Magazine. 10 July 1989. Dicapai 2007-05-01. 
  3. ^ Daniel Hilken and Albert Wong (July 1, 2005). "Semi-Tech's Ting jailed six years". The Standard (Hong Kong). Dicapai 2007-05-01. 

Bacaan lanjut[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • Brandon, Ruth. A capitalist romance: Singer and the sewing machine (Lippincott, 1977).
  • Coffin, Judith G. "Credit, consumption, and images of women's desires: selling the sewing machine in late nineteenth-century France." French Historical Studies (1994): 749-783. in JSTOR
  • Davies, Robert Bruce. Peacefully working to conquer the world: Singer sewing machines in foreign markets, 1854-1920 (Arno Press, 1976).
  • Godley, Andrew. "The Global Diffusion of the Sewing Machine, 1850-1914." Research in Economic history 20#1 (2001): 1-46.
  • Godley, Andrew. "Selling the Sewing Machine Around the World: Singer's International Marketing Strategies, 1850—1920," Enterprise & Society (2006) 7#2 pp. 266–314 in JSTOR
  • Godley, Andrew. "Singer in Britain: the diffusion of sewing machine technology and its impact on the clothing industry in the United Kingdom, 1860–1905." Textile history 27.1 (1996): 59-76.
  • Jack, Andrew B. "The channels of distribution for an innovation: The sewing-machine industry in America, 1860-1865." Explorations in Economic History 9.3 (1957): 113.
  • Weber, Nicholas Fox. The Clarks of Cooperstown: Their Singer Sewing Machine Fortune, Their Great and Influential Art Collections, Their Forty-year Feud (Alfred A. Knopf, 2007).
  • Wickramasinghe, Nira. "Following the Singer Sewing Machine: Fashioning a Market in a British Crown Colony" in Metallic Modern: Everyday Machines in Colonial Sri Lanka. (Berghahn Books, 2014) pp. 16–40. in JSTOR

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