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of Fairfax Works, Mill Lane, Leicester
1886 Company founded.
1914 Hosiery machinery builder and merchants. Specialities: all machinery in connection with hosiery and allied trades. Employees 102. 
1924 Public company.
1961 Manufacturers of circular knitting machinery, seamless hosiery machines and knitted piece goods. 1,000 employees.