H. W. Kearns and Co
of Atlantic Street, Broadheath, near Manchester
H. W. Kearns of Broadheath, Manchester were makers of machine tools.
Double-spindle horizontal boring machine.
1907 Private company.
1937 Machine tool manufacturers. "Kearns" Horizontal Boring Machines.
1955 Company made public.
1961 Machine toolmakers, manufacturing universal horizontal surfacing, boring, milling, drilling and tapping machines. 480 employees.
Sources of Information
- The Times, Feb 20, 1968
- Machine Tools by James Weir French in 2 vols. Published 1911 by Gresham
- 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
- 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries