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of Ealing Road, Alperton, Wembley, London.
1954 Merger of W. and J. George and Becker and Standley, Belcher and Mason based in Ealing Road, Alperton with branch offices in Birmingham, Manchester, Sheffield, Glasgow, Edinburgh. A subsidiary, Griffin and George India Private Ltd., had a factory in Bombay, offices in New Delhi, Calcutta and Madras.
NIVOC & MICROID names were retained for basic lab essentials, glasswares, retort stands etc. (NIVOC) and education (MICROID) particularly items designed for the Nuffield curriculum
Active 1954-1999, manufacturer/supplier of science teaching apparatus
1954 Issued first catalogue of scientific instruments
1958-1973 Traded at Wembley
1964 They advertised as being the world largest laboratory equipment and chemical wholesalers. By this time there are a lot of products listed made by Fisher Scientific of the USA