BRAUN Stylers advert from 1983.
Braun GmbH (German pronunciation “brown”, commonly pronounced “brawn” in English), formerly Braun AG, is a German consumer products company in Kronberg im Taunus. There is also a factory situated in Carlow, Ireland.
From 1984 until 2005, Braun was a wholly owned subsidiary of The Gillette Company, which had purchased a controlling interest in the company in 1967. Braun is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Procter & Gamble, which acquired Gillette in 2005.