1930 - 1969
Sparton Records was a Canadian record company which was based in London, Ontario. Sparton Records was founded in 1930 by the American electronics company Sparks-Withington Corp., of Jackson, Michigan, which made Sparton radios. It manufactured and distributed Columbia Records in Canada from 1939 to 1954. It had distribution arrangements with other American record companies, most notably ABC Records It was the first record company in Canada to manufacture stereo records in 1958.
While the record company folded in 1969, Sparton Corporation is still in operation. Sparton closed its London operations in 200.