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of Forth Banks, Newcastle-on-Tyne
1881 Company established.
1914 Oil manufacturers. Specialities: high-grade lubricating oils for high-speed engines, dynamos, turbines, marine engines, diesel engines, motors, locomotives, air compressors, cylinders (high-pressure and superheat), transformers and high tension switch oils. 
1965 (circa) Acquired by neighbours Goodall, Bates and Todd.