Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,139 pages of information and 245,599 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Brown and Tawse

From Graces Guide
1940.

of Dundee, Scotland

1881 Company founded.

1917 Brown and Tawse Limited was incorporated as a private company, with capital of £100,000, to acquire the business of Brown and Tawse, iron and steel merchants, Dundee.[1]

1956 Company made public.

1961 Iron, steel and metal merchants, stockholders, exporters and engineers. One of the leading stockholders in Great Britain of steel plates, sheets, sections, bars, bright steel and stainless steel. Specialists in constructional steel works, fabricated steel and iron work, staircases and hand railing, reinforcing bars, sheet metal work, mechanical and general engineering. 900 employees. [2]

1995 Acquired GKN Kwikform, suppliers of scaffolding. The name of the group was changed to Bandt plc[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Scotsman 27 January 1927
  2. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  3. The Times Nov. 30, 1995