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British Industrial History

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A. B. Metal Products

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September 1947.
August 1948.
August 1948.
March 1949.
September 1953.

of Feltham

1935 Became private company.

1948 Manufacturer of Oak wafer switches under sub-licence from British N.S.F. Co.

1957 Acquired by Gas Purification and Chemical Co.[1]

1961 Electronic component manufacturers, producing switches, resistors and television tuners, serving world wide markets. 2,000 employees.[2]

1965 Hived off by the Gas Purification and Chemical Co as a separate company.[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, February 22, 1957
  2. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  3. The Times, January 25, 1965