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British Industrial History

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Federation of British Industries

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1920 Membership:

  • Mechanical: 214 firms and 15 associations
  • Iron and Steel: 140 firms and 49 associations
  • General Engineering: 80 firms
  • Chemicals and Explosives: 72 firms and 11 associations
  • Electrical: 42 firms and 3 associations
  • Non-ferrous Metal: 41 firms and 13 associations
  • Mining: 41 firms and 4 associations
  • Building Trades: 30 firms and 3 associations
  • Marine Engineering: 22 firms and 5 associations
  • Total: 1,185 firms and 195 associations

1965 Became part of the Confederation of British Industry

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Sources of Information

The Engineer of 9th July 1920