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of Machine Tool Works, Bright Street, Leicester
1914 Company founded.
1917 Advert for drilling machines. 
1919 Advert for drilling machines. 
1937 Drilling machines and machine tools. "Ace" Machine tools. "Lester" Machine Tools. "Rex" Machine Tools. 
1940 Became private company.
1961 Manufacturers of machine tools, including centering, cutting off, drilling, milling, slotting and lens grinding machines. 280 employees. 
1968 Horizontal milling machine.