Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 132,952 pages of information and 210,197 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
1872 Company founded.
1924 Private company.
1937 Nut and bolt manufacturers, screws and repetition parts. 
1961 Manufacturers of bolts, nuts, screws, precision parts. 1,600 employees.