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of 38 Summer Row, Birmingham, 3. Telephone: Central 1296. Telegraphic Address: "Energy, Birmingham"

Established by T. L. Elliott and Co, who were majority shareholders

1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Pliers, Carpenters' Pincers, Nippers, Auger Bits, Household Hammers, Tyre Levers, Case Openers, Wall Drills, etc. Overseas requirements specially catered for against Continental competition. (Stand No. A.703) [1]

1971 Made 40 percent of pliers, pincers and nippers in UK; acquired by James Neill Holdings[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1937 British Industries Fair Page 359
  2. The Times, Nov 30, 1971