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Subsidiary of J. Brockhouse and Co
of Victoria Works, West Bromwich, Staffordshire
1936 Established as a private company.
1938 Name of Vulcan Works, Southport was changed to Brockhouse Engineering (Southport)
1955 The Southport factory had not been profitable since WWII and was closed; a new machine shop was established at West Bromwich to manufacture hydraulic transmissions
1956 Name changed - Brockhouse Engineering.
1961 Manufacturers of automatic hydraulic transmission system incorporating hydraulic torque converters for use in various industrial appliances. Makers of automatic hydraulic transmission systems. 220 employees.
1964 Maker of hydraulic transmissions. Factory extended