Company Profile: Model Rectifier Corp.
History in a Nutshell
Since 1947, Model Rectifier Corporation of Edison, New Jersey, has principally been making transformers and other electrical products for slot cars and model railroads, and MRC "power packs" have been ubiquitous. More recently, MRC entered the DCC market; they've also been branching out into other product lines, having purchased a number of companies:
N Scale Products
MRC's N Scale experience was surprisingly short, lasting only from 1968 to around 1971, during which time they principally imported/rebranded Roco and Röwa products. (Now that they own Model Power, they're back in the N Scale train market.)
Considering the brevity of their history in N Scale, this October 1969 Model Railroader ad was rather ironic.
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