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Reinventing the Wheel

McLaughlin was that rare company: one that saw an energy transition coming and successfully pivoted from old to new.

The ultimate corporate pivot

What did it take to transition from being one of the country’s top carriage makers to General Motors Canada?

Competing to make a brighter bulb

Although tantalum filament bulbs were short-lived, they marked a major leap in lighting technology.

Before horses went to pasture

Even as McLaughlin entered the car business, its buggies remained the height of fashion and technology.

Choose your own adventure with PhileSpace

Your curiosity leads the way through this interactive museum of interconnected stories and artifacts.
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