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Post# 175243   3/29/2012 at 16:12 (2,922 days old) by trebor ()        

I cannot remember the topic, but I pretty sure it was you who posted a link to a Dutch manufacturer that outsourced to China. I clicked on the link and saw, to my surprise, several vacuums I recognized, including the standard older style Oreck uprights. Could you repost the link, please?

Thanks





Post# 175290 , Reply# 1   3/29/2012 at 21:12 (2,922 days old) by venson ()        
@Trebor . . .

Hi Trebor,

I'm sorry but I don't recall. The only Dutch maker I remember linking to was Philips (not totally Dutch), who sold a branded machine later known as the Dutch-Tech vacuum Oreck eventually came to sell with the Wessel Werk PN.

I did fish around using the search thing here but had no success. If you tell me what the link was, I can probably tell you the reason why I included it. Sorry that I can't be more helpful.

Venson


Post# 175293 , Reply# 2   3/29/2012 at 21:27 (2,922 days old) by Trebor ()        
Venson...

It had to do with manufacturing and outsourcing. The Dutch mfg. outsources vacs to its, or a facility in China and private labels them. Oreck was not specifically mentioned in the post, but when I clicked on the link and looked at the available product I saw what I swear were the classic square Oreck uprights. It was not a company I had ever heard of before.

Thanks, Trebor


Post# 175591 , Reply# 3   4/2/2012 at 16:39 (2,918 days old) by trebor ()        
Another piece of the puzzle...

I'm pretty sure it had to do with the source for Fakir vacuum cleaners. There was a link in the post to a mfg website home page, and then the products page showed a variety of types of vacuums, with verbiage about the private label options.

Post# 176202 , Reply# 4   4/7/2012 at 07:51 (2,913 days old) by gsheen (Cape Town South Africa)        

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Hi Trebor

I think its a company called Ivac. They have some deal with orek 

website ivac.nl


Post# 176206 , Reply# 5   4/7/2012 at 08:51 (2,913 days old) by Trebor ()        
Thank you, Gsheen...

That is indeed the site. Interesting how many different brands are represented on their web page.

Post# 176247 , Reply# 6   4/7/2012 at 16:55 (2,913 days old) by gsheen (Cape Town South Africa)        

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Ivac manufactures alot of machines that are sold under different names . The company made its name with the up350 upright pictured bellow. This machine has been sold as an oreck , wetrock, karcher, wap,dryrug to name a few. The fast lable is Ivacs in hous brand. If you have enough $$$ to order a product run they will manufacture any of there vacuums in your choice of colour to your specification  





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