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Aluminium Wire and Cable Co

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February 1959. AWCO.

Aluminium Wire and Cable Co of Swansea.

1946 Became private company.

1961 Manufacturers of aluminium wire and overhead electric conductor and fittings. [1]

1985 Hawker Siddeley, which had held one third of the equity, acquired the whole of the electric cable and accessories business of the company[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  2. HS 1985 Annual report