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of Halifax, Yorkshire
1785 Predecessor company founded.
1923 Company founded
1924 Public company; formed to incorporate a number of established companies involved in making card clothing and belting for textile manufacture:
as well as large interest in A. Blackburn and Co of Cleckheaton, maker of card setting machinery, and a controlling interest in Patchett Brothers of Halifax, manufacturers of cloth for foundations.
1961 Engaged in the manufacture of transmission belting, overall and card clothing.