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1951 Directory for the British Glass Industry: Suppliers S

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Note: This is a sub-section of 1951 Directory for the British Glass Industry

SAFETY PRODUCTS LTD., 44 HATTON GARDEN, LONDON, E.C.1. T.N., HOLborn 5240. Established 1935.
Protective goggles, respirators, etc.; sole supplying agents for Chance Brothers' "Neodex" glass for use by operators in lampworking glass.
Trade Name: Pulsafe.
Directors: W. L. Chance; G. H. B. Chance; Miss B. P. Park; W. Watson; Miss D. P. M. Watson.

SALLAWAY (JOHN), 86 WHITE HORSE ROAD, STEPNEY, LONDON, E.1. T.N., STEpney Green 3144; FORest Hill 5151. Established 1876.
Cullet.
Proprietors: C. J. Sallaway; A. E. Sallaway.

SALTER (GEORGE) & CO. LTD., WEST BROMWICH, STAFFS. T.A., "Salters, West Bromwich". T.N., WESt Bromwich 1331. London Offices: 31/33 HIGH HOLBORN, W.C.1. Established 1760.
Springs; spring balances; weighing machines; testing machines.
Directors: C. S. Bache; R. P. S. Bache; R. S. Bache; J. K. Bache.

SANDERS (W. H.) (ELECTRONICS) LTD., BEDWELL LANE, STEVENAGE, HERTS. T.N., Stevenage 517/8. London Office: PREMIER HOUSE, 48 DOVER STREET, W.1. T.N., GROsvenor 1716. Incorporated 1946.
Industrial electronic instruments, including Flamutroller, timers of various types, relays, level controllers and Co detectors.
Managing Director: P. L. Wilde.
Secretary: L. T. Taylor.

SANKEY (J. H.) & SON LTD. Head Office: ALDWYCH HOUSE, ALDWYCH, LONDON, W.C.2. Works: REFRACTORIES WORKS, ILFORD, ESSEX. T.A., "Sankey, Ilford". T.N., ILFord 1127 (6 lines). Established 1857.
Fire cements: Pyruma, Aluma and Siluma; tile cement: Tiluma; firebricks; B.M.Scotch, Aluma (highly aluminous), Leolite (super aluminous), refractory-insulating, etc.; Super acid-resisting cement; acid-resisting bricks: vitrified blue acid and alkali-resisting bricks.
Trade Name: Sankey "Top Brand".
Directors: M. Sankey; W. G. Lance; J. C. Field.

SAVILLE (ARTHUR) & CO. LTD. Head Office: 20 GEORGE V WAY, PERIVALE, MIDDLESEX. T.N., PERivale 9266. Works: HAMMERSMITH, LONDON, W.6. Established 1945.
Moulds for pressed, hand-blown and machine-blown glassware; glass-making machinery.
Managing Director and Secretary: L. J. Norden.

SCHORI METALLISING PROCESS LTD. Head Office: BRENT CRESCENT, NORTH CIRCULAR ROAD, LONDON, N.W.10. T.A., "Schori, Harles, London". T.N., ELGar 7393. Works: AVENUE WORKS, TRAFFORD PARK, MANCHESTER. T.N., TRAfford Park 1238. RELIANCE WORKS, PARK AVENUE, LONDON, N.W.10. T.N., ELGar 6861. London Office: COMMONWEALTH HOUSE, 1/19 NEW OXFORD STREET, W.C.1. T.N., CHAncery 6041. Established 1935.
Sprayed metal and plastic coatings; air filters; vibratory sieves.
Trade Name: Schori.
Managing Director: F. A. Rivett.
Secretary: Miss I. Lethbridge.
Proprietors: F. W. Berk & Co. Ltd., Commonwealth House, New Oxford Street, London W.C.1.

SCHORAH (L. V. D.), M.Sc., F.R.I.C. For Address, etc., see Section B.
Glassblowers' bench blowlamps for oxy-coal-gas.

SCOTTISH OILS AND SHELL-MEX LTD., 53 BOTHWELL. STREET, GLASGOW, C.2. T.A., "Scotshel, Telex, Glasgow". T.N., CENtral 3821. London Office: SHELL-MEX & B.P. LTD., SHELL-MEX HOUSE, STRAND, W.C.2.
Fuel oil; lubricants and liquid fuel gases; motor spirit; dery fuel; kerosene; vaporizing oil; white spirit; bitumen and wax.
Trade Names: Shell; B.P.
Subsidiary of Shell-Mex & B.P. Ltd.

SCRIVENER (ARTHUR) LTD., TYBURN ROAD, BIRMINGHAM 24. T.A., "Machintool, Birmingham". T.N., ERDington 2274/5. Established 1932.
Centreless grinders.
Managing Director: A. Scrivener.
Secretary: E. Harborne.

SEGNER (FRANK) & CO. LTD., ST. JAMES' HOUSE, 44 BRAZENNOSE STREET, MANCHESTER 2. T.A., "Segner, Manchester". T.N., BLAckfriars 9550. Established 1924. (Successors to Philip Segner, established 1892.)
Calcined and hydrated carbonate of potash; nitrate of potash; ground Norwegian felspar; manganese dioxide; white powdered arsenic; sodium silico fluoride; graphite, crystalline and amorphous. Directors: S. J. C. Mason; J. F. A. Segner; C. E. Millward.

SELAS GAS & ENGINEERING CO. LTD., SELAS WORKS, CITY ROAD, MANCHESTER 15. T .A., "Selasgas, Manchester". T.N., CENtral 2648/9. London Offices: 16 GROSVENOR PLACE, S.W.1. Established 1917.
Automatic air-gas mixing apparatus: air-gas and oil-air proportioning valves; compressors for gases and air; industrial gas burners of all kinds; fuel-oil burners; furnaces; heating appliances; laboratory heating equipment, and a complete range of accessories; special combustion glassworking equipment for making electric lamps, radio valves, television tubes, etc.
Trade Name: Selas.
Directors: A. Bednell, O.B.E., J.P. (Chairman); R. Baker (Managing); J. Fallon, J.P.; J. W. Harper.
Secretary: W. Cook.

SENIOR ECONOMISERS LTD., 11 SOUTHAMPTON ROW, LONDON, W.C.1. T.A., "Senioreco, Westcent, London". T.N., HOLborn 7543/4 and 7481.
Economizers for waste heat recovery.
Managing Director: A. E. Armstrong.

SHAW (A.) & SON (DIAMONDS) LTD., WATERLOO WORKS, WATERLOO ROAD, NORTH CIRCULAR ROAD, LONDON, N.W.2. T.A., "Scindere, Norphone, London". T.N., GLAdstone 1171/3 (3 lines). Established 1815.
Steel wheel glass cutters and loose wheels; glaziers' diamonds.
Managing Director: A. H. R. Shaw.
Secretary: Miss R. Pizzala.

SHEFFIELD SMELTING CO. LTD. Head Office and Works: ROYDS MILL STREET, SHEFFIELD 4. T.A., "Smelters, Sheffield". T.N., Sheffield 23337/8 and 23330. Works: ARUNDEL STREET, SHEFFIELD 1. T.N., Sheffield 22107. ST. PAUL'S SQUARE, BIRMINGHAM 3. T.A., "Cupelling, Birmingham". T.N., Birmingham CENtral 6893. London Office: 1 BERRY STREET, CLERKENWELL, E.C.1. T.A., "Cupelling, London". T.N., CLErkenwell 3156. Established 1760.
Platinum/platinum-rhodium thermocouple wires.
Trade Name: Thessco.
Managing Director: R. Jardine.
Secretary: R. R. Ellerby

SHELL-MEX AND B.P. LTD., SHELL-MEX HOUSE, STRAND, LONDON, W.C.2. T.A., "Shelbeepee, London". T.N., TEMple Bar 1234. London Office: No. 1 KINGSWAY, W.C.2. T.N., TEMple Bar 8456. Established 1931.
Petroleum products: lubricants and fuel oil for the glass industry.
Managing Director: C. M. Vignoles.
Secretary: A. L. Walsh.

SHEPPEE MOTOR & ENGINEERING CO. LTD., THOMAS STREET, YORK. T.A., "Motors, York". T.N., York 2496. Established 1932.
Glass feeding machines; conveyors; lehr loading or stacking machines; special machines for the glass industry.
Managing Director: S. G. Jowitt.
Secretary: J. Robson.

SHIRLEY (JESSE) & SON LTD., ETRUSCAN BONE AND FLINT MILLS, ETRURIA, STOKE-ON-TRENT. T.A., "Shirley, Etruria." T.N., Stoke-on-Trent 2473. Established 1820.
Ground calcined bone; glazes and colours ground; ground Cornwall china stone.
Directors: J. W. Shirley, J.P. (Governing); A. M. L. Shirley; J. W. C. Shirley.

SIEBE, GORMAN & CO. LTD., NEPTUNE WORKS, DAVIS ROAD, TOLWORTH, SURBITON, SURREY. T.A., "Siebe, Surbiton ". T.N., ELMbridge 5900/4 (5 lines). Established 1819.
Protective clothing, goggles, gloves, etc.
Directors: Sir R. H. Davis; R. W. G. Davis; W. E. Davis.

SIFAM ELECTRICAL INSTRUMENT CO. LTD., LEIGH COURT, HIGHER LINCOMBE ROAD, TORQUAY, DEVON. T.A., "Sifam, Torquay". T.N., Torquay 4547/8. Established 1925.
Electrical measuring instruments (miniature, switchboard and portable).
Managing Director: J. P. McKenzie.
Secretary: E. M. Clemmow.

SISMEY & LINFORTH LTD., 241 ALCESTER ROAD SOUTH, BIRMINGHAM 14. T.A., "Sismey, Birmingham". T.N., HIGhbury 1369. Established 1947.
Recuperative and regenerative tank furnaces; recuperative pot furnaces; annealing and decorating lehrs, oil, gas or electrically heated; pot arches and kilns, gas or oil-fired; automatic control equipment for all furnaces.
Directors: F. C. A. Linforth; D. Sismey, B.Sc., M.Inst.F.; W. H. Sismey; J. E. Sismey.
See Advertisement, page 23.

SMITH (H.) & CO., MILLBROW FOUNDRY, ECCLESTON, NR. ST. HELENS, LANCS. T.N., St. Helens 2014. Established 1904.
Crucible iron castings for moulds for glass containers, pressed ware, optical lenses, etc.

SMITH (HERBERT) & CO., 4 MYTON PLACE, HULL. T.A., "Adventure, Hull". T.N., Hull Central 36767. Established 1880.
Glass sands; silex and quartzite blocks for lining ball mills; flint grinding pebbles.
Trade Name: Premier.
Managing Director: C. S. Thompson.

SNEYD BRICKWORKS LTD., NILE STREET, BURSLEM, STOKE-ON-TRENT. T.A., "Sneyd, Burslem". T.N., Stoke-on-Trent 84591/2. Established 1941 ; formerly Sneyd Collieries Ltd., established 1900.
Super refractory bricks and blocks.
Trade Name: Sneyd.
Managing Director: W. Tellwright.
Secretary: J. S. Mayer.

SNOWDON & BLACKWOOD, 85 KING STREET, SOUTH SHIELDS. T.A., "Blackwood, South Shields". T.N., South Shields 311 (Day); Boldon 7534 (Night). Established 1893.
Silica sand for glassmaking and refractories.
Proprietor: C. S. Blackwood.

SOFNOL LTD. Offices: 58 WESTCOMBE HILL, GREENWICH, LONDON, S.E.10. T.A., "Softerials, Green, London". T.N., GREenwich 3321/3 (3 lines). Works: ANCHOR & HOPE LANE, CHARLTON, LONDON, S.E.7. Established 1901; Incorporated 1912.
Water softening, purifying and conditioning materials; sodalime.
Trade Names: Sofnol; Sofnolite.
Joint Managing Directors: L. O. Newton and K. O. Newton.

SORDOVISO SWITCHGEAR LTD. Registered Office: 70 WOODGATE, LOUGHBOROUGH, LEICS . T.A., "Loughborough 2990". T.N., Loughborough 2990. Works: DUKE STREET, LOUGHBOROUGH. T.N., Loughborough 3450. Established 1939.
Non-tilting mercury switches and relays.
Managing Director: W. J. Paddock, A.M.I.E.E.
Secretary: F. G. Kilbourne.

SPENCE (PETER) & SONS LTD. Head Office and Works: MOORFIELD ROAD, WIDNES, LANCS. T.A., "Alum, Widnes". T.N., Widnes 3161. Works: TEMPLE BACK, BRISTOL 1. T.A., "Alum, Bristol" . T.N., Bristol 21902. London Office: 778/780 SALISBURY HOUSE, LONDON, E.C.2. T.A., "Sulphalum, London". T.N., MONarch 4312. Established 1846.
Titanous sulphate; activated alumina.
Managing Director: D. Spence.
Secretary: F. R. Binks.

SPENCER CHAPMAN & MESSEL LTD. Head Office: 33 CHANCERY LANE, LONDON, W.C.2. T.A., "Hydrochloric, Holb, London". T.N., HOLborn 0372. Works: 74 NORTH WOOLWICH ROAD, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, E.16. T.N., ALBert Dock 2168. Established 1870.
Sulphuric, hydrochloric and nitric acids, commercial and pure; oleum; dipping and mixed acid; distilled water.
Managing Director: J. L. Harvey, M.B.E.
Secretary: Mrs. E. Heathcote, F.C.I.S.

SPENCER & HALSTEAD LTD., BRIDGE WORKS, WAKEFIELD ROAD, OSSETT, YORKS. T.A., "Spenstead, Ossett". T.N, Ossett 353/4. Established 1912.
Fan installations, including mould and furnace cooling systems; dust and fume-extracting plants; sand blast plant.
Trade Name: Spenstead.
Directors: F. M. Oddie; W. M. Oddie; J. M. Oddie; M. M. Oddie.

SPONCEL LTD. Head Office: WOLDHAM ROAD, BROMLEY, KENT. T.A., "Sponcel, Bromley". T.N., RAVensbourne 2641. Works: FORESHORE, SOUTH. DOCK, SWANSEA. T.A., "Sponcel, Swansea". T.N., Swansea 4931.
"Spontex" artificial sponges.
Trade Name: Spontex.
Directors: A. Scholefield; G. A. Fletcher; G. Plessix (French); F. A. Bracey; D. L. Jones.

STANDARD BRICK & SAND CO. LTD., HOLMETHORPE, REDHILL, SURREY. T.A., "Redhill 1122". T.N., Redhill 1122 (P.B.X.). Established 1934.
Sand for the manufacture of colourless glass and most industrial requirements.
Directors: R. E. Barringer; G. Robinson; Haydn Taylor (Managing).
See Advertisement, page 15.

STANROY CO. (1950) LTD., GATE STREET, LONGTON, STOKE-ON-TRENT, STAFFS. T.N., Longton, Staffs., 39145. Established 1950.
Trucks; trolleys; aluminium and wooden ladders.
Secretary: E. Hollinshead.

STEATITE & PORCELAIN PRODUCTS LTD., STOURPORT-ON-SEVERN, WORCESTERSHIRE. T.A., "Steatain, Stourport-on-Severn". T.N., Stourport 111. Established 1929.
Refractory materials for sealing to glass.
Trade Names: Faradex; Tempradex; Frequentite; Vulcanex.
Proprietors: Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd.

STEEL (J. M.) & CO. LTD., KERN HOUSE, 36/38 KINGS WAY, LONDON, W.C.2. T.A. , "Coaltar, Westcent, London" . T.N., HOLborn 2532/5 (4 lines). Established 1891.
Ammonium bifluoride; ammonium fluoride; barytes; barium carbonate; barium sulphate; bichromate of potash; cadmium pigments; chrome oxide greens; cryolite, synthetic; fluorspar; Glauber's salt; gypsum; hydrofluoric acid; iron oxides; manganese dioxide; nitrate of potash; potassium bichromate; potassium carbonate; potassium nitrate; saltpetre; sodium bifluoride; sodium fluoride; sodium silicate; wood flour; zinc oxide; temperature indicating paints, crayons and pellets.
Trade Names: Tempil; Thermindex; Celacol; Gloscoat.
Directors: C. P. Percy; C. J. P. Ball; L. A. Davies; H. R. Peters.

STEIN & ATKINSON LTD. PARNELL HOUSE, 25 WILTON ROAD, WESTMINSTER, LONDON, S.W.1. T.A., "Metasteina, Sowest, London". T.N., VICtoria 4661/6 (6 lines). Agents: JAMES BAKER, SHEFFIELD; MORRIS, WARDEN & Co. LTD., GLASGOW; CHARLES RYLAND & SON LTD., BIRMINGHAM; J. S. WHITMORE, NEWPORT, MON.; HEATLY AND GRESHAM LTD., CALCUTTA, BOMBAY, MADRAS, LAHORE. Established 1915.
"Charlton" lehrs and automatic lehr loaders; " Surface Combustion" recirculating lehrs; decorating lehrs; convexing lehrs; tank furnaces; pot furnaces; "Chapman" gas machines; "Chapman" agitators; batch feeders; batch handling plant. Consultants for complete glass works.
Directors: S. E. Cash (Chairman); C. H. Williams (Managing); S. S. Kenyon; C. M. Stein; H. W. Howes; F. A. Boyer; C. A. Richardson; T. A. Booth; E. A. Robinson.
Secretary: E. K. Mercer.
Allied Companies: Surface Combustion Corporation, U.S.A.; S. A. Stein & Roubaix, France and Belgium.
See Advertisement, page 17.

STEIN (JOHN G.) & CO. LTD., BONNYBRIDGE, STIRLINGSHIRE. T.A., "Stein, Bonnybridge". T.N., Banknock 255. Established 1887.
Firebricks; silica bricks; sillimanite bricks; high alumina bricks; mullite bricks; magnesite, chrome and chrome magnesite bricks; refractory cements and patching materials.
Trade Names: Nettle, Thistle (firebricks); Myrtle, Bluebell (silica); etc.
Directors: Col. A. Stein, O.B.E., M.C., D.L. (Chairman); Col. A. Stein and C. H. Stein (Joint Managing).
See Advertisement, page 5.

STEPHENS SILICA BRICK CO. LTD. KIDWELLY. T.A., "Stephens, Kidwelly". T.N., Kidwelly 1. Established 1870.
High grade silica bricks; special "C" grade silica bricks for glass furnaces, etc.
Trade Names: Stephens; Stignic.
Directors: T. W. Thomas; V. Turner; M. E. Farr-Davies.

STERNOL LTD. Head Office: ROYAL LONDON HOUSE, FINSBURY SQUARE, LONDON, E.C.2. T.A., "Sternoline, Phone, London". T.N., MONarch 3871. Works: EMPIRE & GROSVENOR WORKS, MILLWALL, LONDON, E.14; BRADFORD; KEIGHLEY; GLASGOW; BIRMINGHAM; NOTTINGHAM. Established 1871.
Lubricating specialities of all descriptions; oils and greases; soluble and straight cutting oils; hand cleanser; anti-dermatitis ointment; rust preventatives.
Joint Managing Directors: E. W. Argent and C. H. Hudson.
Secretary: F. W. Goodall.

STEVENSON (HUGH) & SONS LTD. Head Office and Works: VICTORIA MILLS, POLLARD STREET, MANCHESTER 4. T.A., "Clamps, Manchester". T.N., ARDwick 4181. Works: SUMMERSTOWN WORKS, LONDON, S.W.17. T.A., "Corruganza, Toot, London". T.N., WIMbledon 4313/6 {4 lines). London Office: 5 STANHOPE GATE, PARK LANE, W.1. T.A., "Hustevson, Westcent, London". T.N., GROsvenor 5521/5 (5 lines). Established 1859.
Cardboard boxes and tubes for every trade; reels and large fibreboard drums; corrugated and fibreboard containers.
Trade Names: Snowpura; Corruganza.

STOKES (R. O.) & CO. LTD., 538/540 SALISBURY HOUSE, LONDON WALL, LONDON, E.C.2. T.A., "Rostoke, Phone, London". T.N., MONarch 3452/3. Established 1934.
Design and building of complete sand-washing plants: sand pumps; sand projectors; diaphragm pumps; rake classifiers, hydraulic classifiers (hydrosizers); thickeners or settling tanks.
Managing Director: R. O. Stokes.
Secretary: R. P. Stokes.

STOTHERT & PITT LTD. Head Office: LOWER BRISTOL ROAD, BATH, SOMERSET. T.A., "Stothert, Bath". T.N., Bath 2277. Works: NEWARKAND VICTORIA WORKS, LOWER BRISTOL ROAD, BATH. London Office: 38 VICTORIA STREET, S.W.1. T.A., "Stothert, Sowest, London". T.N., ABBEY 1911. Established 1820.
Glass batch mixers.
Trade Name: Victoria.
Managing Director: Col. R. B. Pitt, J.P., C.B.E., M.C., T.D.
Secretary: J. Gourlay.

STOURBRIDGE FIRECLAY MINING CO., AMBLECOTE ROAD, NR. BRIEIRLEY HILL, STAFFS. T.N., Brierley Hill 7630. Established 1935.
Raw fireclay suitable for manufacture of glasshouse pots.
Managing Director: J. P. Round.
Secretary: J. A. Gennard.

STOURBRIDGE REFRACTORIES CO. LTD., SHUT END WORKS, PENSNETT, BRIERLEY HILL, STAFFS. T.A., "Stourbridge Refractories, Pensnett". T.N., Kingswinford 37. Established 1914.
Refractory bricks and cements; insulation bricks.
Trade Names· "B"; "SRCo"; "PL"; No 4A; "N"; "S"; "SP"; "Z"; "W"; No. 1 Plastic; "F"; "Nigol".
Directors: G. J. Jackson, M.I.C.E. (Chairman); F. Astbury; H. Astbury, M.I.Mech.E.; C. F. W. Rendle, O.B.E.; R. D. Pitt.

STURGE (JOHN & E.) LTD. Offices: 1 WHEELEYS ROAD, BIRMINGHAM 15. T.A., "Sturgeon, Birmingham 15". T.N., MIDland 1236/7. Works: LIFFORD CHEMICAL WORKS, LIFFORD LANE, KINGS NORTON, BIRMINGHAM 30. Established 1823.
Rochelle salt (sodium potassium tartrate B.P.); precipitated calcium carbonate; citric acid; potassium bicarbonate; sodium citrate.
Trade Name: Sturgeon.

STURTEVANT ENGINEERING CO. LTD., SOUTHERN HOUSE, CANNON STREET, LONDON, E.C.4. T.A., "Sturtevant, Stock, London". T.N., MANsion House 0533.
Fans and fan systems; cullet crushers; cold air douche plants; mould cooling plant's.
Trade Name: Sturtevant.

SUNVIC CONTROLS LTD. Head Office: SUNVIC HOUSE, 10 ESSEX STREET, STRAND, LONDON, W.C.2. T.A., "Sunvic, Estrand, London". T.N., TEMple Bar 7064/8 (5 lines). Works: 132 LONG ACRE, LONDON, W.C.2. T.N., TEMple Bar 9591. Established 1934.
Temperature control and recording equipment; electrical control instruments.
Trade Names: Sunvic; Simmerstat. Managing Director: N. R. Davis.

SUTCLIFFE (J. W.) & CO (1950) LTD. For Address, etc., see Section B.
Metal and plastic closures for glass containers.

SUTCLIFFE VENTILATING & DRYING CO. LTD., CATHEDRAL GATES, MANCHESTER 3. T.A., "Ventilabro, Manchester". T.N., BLAckfriars 8356. Established 1898.
Drying plant; ventilating apparatus; dust and fume removal plant; fans, heaters and blowers.
Managing Director: M. Sutcliffe.

S.X. TOOL & ENGINEERING CO. LTD., POUND LANE, LAINDON, ESSEX. T.N., Laindon 3241/2. Established 1937.
Press tool makers; manufacturers and designers of special purpose plant.
Secretary: S. A. Jarman.

SYMONS (BRYANT) & CO. LTD., NORTHUMBERLAND PARK, LONDON, N.17. T.A., " Brysymco, London". T.N., TOTtenham 4336/7. Established 1901.
Glass lathes and optical lens-working and surfacing machinery.
Managing Director and Secretary: A. Bryant Symons.


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