Seiki, Westinghouse TV, THTF – trademarks owned or (licensed) by the Chinese company Tsinghua Tongfang. It produces TVs under the brands Seiki, Westinghouse TV, THTF. Brands are created to advance in the world.
- THTF – Brand for China
- Element – brand for the USA
- Seiki – brand for the USA
- Westinghouse TV – brand for the USA
Tsinghua Tongfang decided to enter the US market in 2000 with its televisions. Televisions were manufactured in China and shipped to the United States. But conquering a new market is not so easy, so it was decided to launch 3 brands.
Brand TV Element
Who makes Element TVs – The brand is managed in the USA by Element Electronics. At first, the TVs made in China were sold in the USA. It was later decided to open a television assembly plant in the United States, and in 2015, the factory began assembling television sets in Winnsboro, South Carolina. In fact, all components are made in China. Only assembly is done at the factory. Modern TVs do not require adjustment after assembly. It is enough to check if the TV is working. The company does not bear any special costs for assembling TVs in the USA. But such a decision allowed to raise the brand image to some extent.
Brand TV Seiki
The Seiki brand is managed by Seiki Digital, a company that sells and services TVs under the Seiki brand. Televisions are made in China.
Brand Westinghouse TV
Westinghouse TVs are sold by Westinghouse Electronics. The company bought a license to manufacture and sell televisions under the Westinghouse brand. The license was acquired from Westinghouse Licensing Corporation, which sells the rights to sell various products under the Westinghouse brand. Westinghouse Electronics is a company with a consonant name.
Televisions Element, Seiki, Westinghouse, where TVs are made
TVs of all three brands are made in China at Tsinghua Tongfang factories. Some Element TVs are assembled from finished components in the United States. Most televisions are sold through the Walmart and Target networks.
Quality and features of Element, Seiki, Westinghouse TVs
Televisions of the average price range, budget models. Quality is consistent with the price. Do not expect anything unusual from these televisions. By technical specifications, these are TVs corresponding to the 5.6 series of leading manufacturers of TVs. The operating system used is Android.
To attract customers, most TVs have a built-in Roku TV service, quite popular in the US.