The Continental Edison CT 9135 N Full deck. Made in France

The Continental Edison is a French manufacturing and marketing company of electrical equipment established in 1882 by Thomas Edison.

Continental Edison was established in 1882 by French investors in partnership with Thomas Edison with the goal of marketing electric illumination and other equipment based on Edison patents. The company has gone through several changes of ownership and was a manufacturing company up to 1971 when it stopped producing its own televisions and other home appliances, outsourcing production after that. Products sold under the name include refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, and televisions.


1882 – Continental Edison founded
1881-1958 – part of General Electric
1958-1971 – owned by Compagnie Générale des Eaux (CGE)
1971-1997 – owned by Thomson Multimedia
1997-2002 – owned by Cofidur group, a French electronic subcontractor supplier
1999 – diversifies into multimedia products for the TV, PC and the Internet
December 2002 , Continental Edison taken over by the AIT YALA K&S group.
2006 , the brand was bought by the Chinese group Xoceco
2011 owned by the French Casino Group. It is currently distributed almost exclusively by Cdiscount

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