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of Solar Works, Birmingham.
1898 The company was registered on 15 December, to acquire the business of manufacturers of electricity meters, dynamos etc of a company of the same name. 
1927 Recorded as being a subsidiary of GEC
1968 The combination of SEI and Chamberlain and Hookham with AEI operations at Motherwell, Harlow and Manchester was expected to make a strong base for competing in meters, instruments and components