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  • "Packaging" Stand D,622 The Tudor Press, Ltd., Tudor House, 75, Carter Lane, London, E.C.4. Teleph.: City 3001 (3 lines). Tel. Add.: " Tudapress, Cent, London." Founded 1930: The First and Leading Packaging Journal: Published monthly: Comprehensive and Authoritative Technical Articles on all Packaging Developments. Also " Packaging Annual Catalogue," the only Annual Packaging Directory. LVisit the Packaging Information Bureau.
  • Padley and Venables, Limited. (Tel.: Fair 169) Stand D,525 and 422 Suprex Works, 98, Livery StreetRirmingham, 3. Teleph.: Central 4731-4. Tel. Add.: " Suprex, Birmingham."-Stainless Steel Polished Sheets, Strips, Bars, Tubes, Sections, Wire, etc., together with examples of finished articles made from this material.
  • Palmer, John, Limited. (Tel.: Fair 512) Stand A,610, Victory House, Somers Road North, Portsmouth, Hants. Teleph.: Portsmouth 74025 (5 lines). Tel. Add.: " Brushes, Portsmouth."- " Victory " Decoroller and " Victory " Brand Paint and Decorators' Brushes. Domestic Brooms and Brushes, Kleensweep Brushes, Dog and Farm Brushes, Industrial Brushes. " Victory " Lambswool Floor Polishers, " Victory," " Gaiety " and Handyman Brushes.
  • Parkes, Josiah and Sons, Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 268) Stand A,526 Union Works, Willenhall, Staffs. Teleph.: Willenhall 345. Tel. Add.: " Locks, Willenhall."-Locks and Builders' Hardware, Brassfoundry, and Door Closers.
  • Parkinson and Cowan Industrial Products. Stand C,513 and 412 (Tel. Fair 646) Cottage Lane, City Road, London, E.C.1. Teleph.: Clerkenwell 1766. Tel. Add.: " Index, Phone, London."-Gas Fired Radiant Heat Tunnel and Panel, Drying and Stoving Equipment, Conveyors, Temperature Indicators, Parkinson/Schwank High Temperature Industrial Space and Processing Heaters, Laboratory Gas Meters, Rotary Gas Meters.
  • Partridge, E. and Co. (Old Hill), Ltd. Stand B,510 Cox's Lane, Old Hill, Staffs. Teleph.: Cradley Heath 6463. Tel. Add.: " Partridge, Old Hill."-Drop Forgings, Smiths' Forgings and General Presswork for Building, Plumbing, Engineering and Allied Trades. Contractors to Government Departments.
  • Patent Pulp Manufacturing Co., Ltd., The. Stand A,234 Mill Lane, Thetford, Norfolk. Teleph.: Thetford 3209. Tel. Add.: " Pulpco."-Thetford Pulpware, Nurseryware-Baby Bath Sets. Fancy Goods-Trays, Bulb Bowls. Centurian Motor Cycling Safety Helmets, Hotel and Canteen Serving Trays, Industrial Pulp Mouldings and Preforms.
  • Patterncrafts, Limited. (Tel: Fair 220) Stand B,505 1, Dartmouth Street, West Bromwich, Staffs. Teleph. West Bromwich 0544.-Engineers' Patterns, Kellor Models; Gravity and Forging Die- sinking capacity available.
  • Paul, W. H., Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 470) Stand B,329 Longmoor Lane, Breaston, Near Derby. Teleph. Draycott 581. Tel. Add. " Stainless, Breason."-Hotel Stainless Steel Bar Equipment, including top frontages and washups, Combined sink unit and clothes washer. Stainless Steel Sinks with Cabinets in wood and aluminium Kitchen Equipment. Paraffin space heater.
  • Peglers, Limited. (Tel.: Fair 323) Stand B,421 Belmont Works, Doncaster. Teleph.: Doncaster 3431. Tel. Add.: " Pegler, Doncaster."-Plumbers' and Engineers' Brasswork. Taps in Brass and Chromium for Home and Overseas. Wastes, Ball Valves, Unions, Traps. " Prestex " Sink, Bath and Basin Specialities. " Prestex " Joints for Copper. Gunmetal Valves, Cocks.
  • Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company. Stand C,510. (Tel.: Fair 577). 122, Leadenhall Street, London, E.C.3. Teleph. AVEnue 8000. Tel. Add.: " Peninsular, London, Telex."-Regular and frequent services carrying passengers, mail and freight between the U.K., Europe, Aden, India, Pakistan, Ceylon, Malaya, China, Japan, and Australia. (Joint Stand with the B.I. Shipping Company).
  • Perkins (C. M. E.), Limited. Stand B,213 Mansfield Road, Derby. Teleph. Derby 48237. Tel. Add.: " Perkins, Derby." - Diesel Oil Fired Domestic Boilers and Oil Fired Industrial Boilers for Central Heating, Hot Water and Steam. Oil Burners for Conversions. Stainless Steel Fabrications.
  • Perkins, J. M., and Smith, Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 170) Stand D,702 London Road Works, Braunston, Rugby, Warwickshire. Teleph.: Braunston 351-2. Tel. Add.: " Drills, Braunston."—Tungsten Carbide Tipped Masonry Drills, Concrete Drills, Glass Drills, Knife Sharpener, Tile Cutter, Brick Saw, Colour Coded Plastic Wall Plugs. Portable Electric Drill Geared for Masonry Drilling.
  • Perks, John, & Sons, Limited. Stand D,404 Monmore Green Works, Wolverhampton, Staffs. Teleph.: Wolverhampton 21657/8. Tel. Add.: " Perks, Wolverhampton."—Axes, Hoes, Pickaxes, Mattocks, Plantation Tools, Crowbars, Wedges and Hammers.
  • Perks, Mark, Ltd. Stand D,325 41-42, Tenby Street North, Birmingham. Teleph.: Central 4851.— Manufacturers of Marcasite Jewellery; Cuff Links and Tie-Bars; Advertising Novelties; Spectacle Trims; Motor Car Accessories; Shoe Ornaments; Drop Stamping; Presswork; Wedding and Signet Ring Manufacturers; Deaf-aid Cases; Centrifugal Castings; Aircraft Accessories.
  • Perry and Sons (Overmantel) Ltd. Stand A,303 Globe Works, Upper Highgate Street, Birmingham, 12. Teleph. Calthorpe 1178. Tel. Add.: " Clearness, Birmingham."—Mirrors, Framed and Frameless in a wide variety of Styles. Convexes, Chevals, Triple, Toilet, Bathroom Mirrors, Splashbacks—Occasional and Television Tables— Folding Tables—Trolleys, Curbs, Firescreens—Book-Cases.
  • Phipps Plastic Products, Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 88) Stand C,711 Dome Works, 244. Bromforcl Lane, West Bromwich, Staffs. Teleph.: West Bromwich 1026/7. Tel. Add.: " Plastics, West Bromwich."— Fabricators of Thermoplastic Sheet Materials, " Perspex," etc. Mouldings, Pressings, Blowings, Machined Parts, Diffusers, Reflectors for Lighting Fittings. " Dome " Food Covers, Trays. Showcases, Guards, Windscreens, Roof Lights. Ai .D. Approved. Admiralty List.
  • Phoenix Sales, Limited. Stand A,609 and 504 Winton House, 11-13, St. Andrew Street, London, E.C.4. Teleph. Fleet Street 1488. Tel. Add.: " Utilware,phone, London."—Vacuum Cleaners.
  • Pickavant, J. W., & Co., Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 161) Stand D,764 Bow Street, Birmingham: Teleph. Midland 4927 and 4928. Tel. Add.: " Quikko, Birmingham."-ApkoNmy Tools for Factory Plant Maintenance. Hydraulic and Mechanical Gear, Wheel, Race and Sprocket Pullers and Extractors to cover all Extracting Work on Pulleys, etc. From 0 to 24" diameter.
  • Pickup, John, Ltd. Stand B,724 Richmond Works, Olive Lane, Darwen, Lancs. Teleph.: Danven 1037. -Door Furniture (Non-Metallic), Plastic Door and Cabinet Handles, Handles Plastic, Door Finger Plates, Cabinet Handles, Cabinet Knobs, Mortice Latch sets Lever type, Mortice Latch sets, Knob type.
  • Pitter Gauge and Tool Co., Ltd. Stand C,413 and 312 Market Street, Woolwich, London, S.E.18. Teleph. WOOlwich 4252 (6 lines). Tel. Add.: " Pitter, Woolwich 4252."-Pitter Gauge are displaying the following examples of some of their well-known P.V.E. Precision Products. Slip Gauges and Slip Gauge Accessories, Sine Bars, Measuring Wires, Polygons and Toolmakers' Flats.
  • Pitt, Charles (Barton Stacey) Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 153) Stand Outdoor 1352 Barton Stacey, Nr. Winchester, Hants. Teleph.: Sutton Scotney 251/2. Tel. Add. " Pitt, Barton, Stacey."-Industrial Trailers of 10 cwt. to 20 ton capacity, mounted on pneumatic and solid tyres, including four wheel steer, pole type. special- and multi-purpose trailers. Also range of Agricultural trailers.
  • Plant, B. G. (Sales Agency), Ltd. Stand Outdoor 1314. Watlington, Oxon. Teleph. Watlington 44 or 138. Tel. Add. " Beegee, Watlington."-Six Ton Hydraulically Operated Lorry Mounted Full Slewing Hydrocon Crane, Pumps, Generating Plant, Vibrating Screens, Woodworking Machinery, Lifting Tackle, Pallets, Mechanical Saws, Contractors' Plant.
  • Plastic Engineers, Limited. Stand D,700 Treforest, Glamorgan. Teleph.: Treforest 2371/2. Tel. Add.: " Plasfash, Pontypridd."-Manufacturers of " Nymol " Precision Engineering Components in Nylon, to meet Special Requirements of Industry; Bearings, Gears, Pulley-Wheels, Washers, Oil Seals and Textile Machinery Parts, Plastic Filter Elements. " Pelpack " Plastic Packaging.
  • Plastocraft Products (Darwen), Ltd. (Tel. Fair 534) Stand B,714. Spenbro Works, Whitehall, Darwen, Lancashire. Teleph. Darwen 1581/2/3. Tel. Add. " Spencraft, Darwen."-Multi-coloured Door Handles, Cabinet and Drawer Handles, Lock and Latch Sets for Doors. All made from Plastic Materials and Metals. Knobs, Finger Plates, Large Door Handles and other Door Furniture. See special notice, pages 266 and 267.
  • Player Mitchell and Breeden. Stand C,519 209, Newtown Row, Birmingham, 6. Teleph. Aston Cross 1207. Tel. Add. " Baynton, Birmingham."-Manufacturers of Full Range of Small Gas Fittings, including Main Cocks up to 3", also Gas and Water Laboratory Fittings. Contractors to Government Departments, etc. For Ships' and Railway Fittings.
  • Plus Gas Company, Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 452) Stand D,129 1-11, Hay Hill, London, W.1. Teleph. Hyde Park 9566/9. Tel. Add.: " Abfluids, Piccy, London."-Plus Gas Anti-corrosion Fluids for Dismantling Corroded and Rust Bound Machinery of all kinds and for the protection of new and re-assembled plant. Demonstrations on request. See special notice, page 367
  • Port of London Authority. Stand C,415 and 314 Trinity Square, London, E.C.3. Teleph. Royal 2000. Tel. Add. " Polafen, London."-Large Scale Model of Scale Model of 10/11 Sheds West India Dock. Port Activities. River and Docks. Detailed Supporting Photographs of
  • Post Office. Stand C,400. Victoria Square, Birmingham, 1. Teleph. 105.--Information supplied regarding all Post Office Services.
  • Powell and Co. (Tel.: Fair 364) Stand D,635 " Drum Master " Works, Burry Port, Carms, South Wales. Teleph.: Burry Port 284/5-Handling Equipment for Barrels, Bins, Carboys, Cases. Drum Trucks, Barrel Stands, Carboy Tilter, Bin Carriers, Lost-loading Bogie Trucks, " Clean-aid " Mobile Cleaners Equipment, " Vertolifter " Hydraulic Lift Truck. " Herculift " Roller Crowbars.
  • Pratt, Frank. Stand A,327 and 226. 43, King Street, Derby. Teleph.: Derby 45588.-Traditional Hand Made Furniture-Court Cupboard, Dower Chest, Ceremonial Chair.
  • Pratt, Harry J., & Co., Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 692) Stand A,423 Nestor Works, 7-9, Dean Street, Birmingham, 5. Teleph.: Midland 1256. Tel. Add.: " Nestor, Birmingham."-" Good Companion " Hearth Sets, Curb Suites, all finishes, Cinema Ash Trays. Non Topple Smoker Stands. Fancy Brass. Jardinieres, Vases, Plaques, Electric Table Lamps. Gongs, Tables, Fruit Bowls, Embossed Magazine Racks. Log Boxes.
  • Precision Engineering Co. (Reading), Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 28) Stand A,326 Meadow Road, Reading Berks. Teleph.: Reading 54011. Tel. Add.: " Waymaster, Phone, Reading."-Waymaster Products, Personal Weighing Machines, Household Scales, Letter, Parcel and Dietary Balances, Baby Weighers, Hanging Scales for Industrial, Agricultural and General purposes. Pig Weighing Machines, Special Scales for overseas use, Trade Scales. See special notice, page 224
  • Precision Metal Spinnings (Stratford-on-Avon), Ltd. Stand A,509 (Tel.: Fair 607). 33, Shipston Road, Stratford-on-Avon. Teleph.: Stratford-on-Avon 3895-6. Tel. Add. " Precision, Stratford-on-Avon."-Aluminium Holloware, Hotel and Canteen Cooking Utensils. Dairy Equipment. General Metal Spinning in all Metals of to 150" diameter. Parabolic Reflectors, Aircraft Accessories and Sheet Metal Work. A.I.D. approved.
  • Press Equipment, Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 199) Stand D,601 76-78, Hunters Vale, Birmingham, 19. Teleph.: NORthern 4823. Tel. Add.: " Quipfeed, Birmingham 19."-Bow Feed to Blanking Press. Transfer Feed on Forming Press, sheaving Fast Automatic Pressing Equipment, using existing capital Plant. Mark III Mechanical Hand with TWO Blank Detection and Tool Protection Device.
  • Press Guards, Ltd. Stand D,601 372-378, Farm Street, Birmingham, 19. Teleph.: NORthern 3354/5. -Guarding Equipment and Safety Devices for the Sheet Metal Pressing and Engineering Industries.
  • Prestige Group Limited, The. Stand A,327 and 226 City Road, Derby. Teleph.: Derby 46671.-For the first time here, Britains Finest Copper Bottom on Stainless Steel Holloware known as Prestige- ware. Also Prestige Pressure Cookers, Kettles and Oven-Glo Bakeware.
  • Prestone Cookers, Limited. Stand A,513 Fort Works, Pelham Street, Wolverhampton, Staffs. Teleph.: Wolverhampton 24612/3. Tel. Add. " Presto, Wolverhampton."-Prestone Pressure Cookers, 10-gallon capacity. Mains Gas or Calor Gas Models, for Butchers, Canteens, for Cooking Meat and Fat Extraction.
  • Printac, Ltd. Stand C,225. Rawden Mews, Cardiff. Teleph. Cardiff 27441. Tel. Add.: " Printac, Cardiff."-Non-Clogging Disc-Filing Machine for normally Unfilable Metals and Plastics. Marking Machines for Plastics, Wood and similar materials. Steel Cutting Rule. Pencil Sharpener Blades. Lacquered and Enamelled Steel Strip.
  • Prodorite, Limited. (Tel. Fair 638) Stand D,431 Eagle Works, Wednesbury, Staffs. Teleph. Wednesbury 0284. Tel. Add. " Prodorite, Wednesbury."-Complete Anti-corrosion organisation for all Industries: Floors, Tanks, Cements, Fabricated Plastics, Linings, Surface Coatings, Industrial Floor and Wall Finishes for Factories, Power Station, Breweries, Dairies, Schools, Iron and Steel Works.
  • Products, K., Blackpool. Stand P,708 Back of St. Helier, Road, Blackpool, S.S. Teleph.: Blackpool 27809. Tel. Add.: " Telequar, Blackpool."-Tele-aquarium Television Lamps and Wall Lights. The lights are hidden behind the Aquarium giving a 3 D lifelike appearance, frames in Wrought Iron, Chrome, Brass, Plastic, Wood. British and Foreign patents.
  • Protim, Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 145). Stand Outdoor 1305 and 1204. 356/368, Evelyn Street, Deptford, London, S.E.B.--Organic Solvent Timber Preservative.
  • Protolite, Ltd. Stand C,413 and 312 Home Sales:-Central House, Upper Woburn Place, London, W.C.I. Teleph.: Euston 8265. Telex. 2/3720. Tel. Add.: " Prolite, Kingcross, London." Export Sales:-Murex, Ltd. (Powder Metallurgy Division), Rainham, Essex. Teleph.: Rainham, Essex, 3322. Tel. Add.: " Murex, Rainham." Telex.: Murex, Dagenham 8632.-" Prolite " Cemented Tungsten Carbide Tips and Tipped Tools, Milling Cutters, Drills, Reamers, Rotary Burs, Press Tool Punches and Dies, also Workworking Tools, Dies and Die Pellets and Wear Resisting Parts.
  • Pugh, Edward and Company, Limited. Stand A,520 Oldbury Road, West Bromwich. Teleph. West Bromwich 1204. Tel. Add.: " Pugh, West Bromwich."-Cast Iron Holloware, Enamelled, Tinned and Barffed. Tinned Steel Holloware. Grates and Fire Fronts. Kettles. Glue Pots. Lead Melting Pots. Grave Vases.
  • Pyrotenax, Limited. (Tel.: Fair 151) Stand C,715 Hedgeley Road, Hebburn, Co. Durham. Teleph.: Hebburn 3-2244/7. Tel. Add.: " Pyrotenax, Hebburn."-" Pyrotenax " Mineral Insulated Copper Covered Electric Cables for Power and Lighting. Pre-assembled Cable Units for House, Flat and Machine Wiring. Thermocouples, Compensating Cables and Heating Cables for Floor Warming.

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