National Pressure Cooker Co
Maker of Presto branded pressure cookers, of Fort Works, Wolverhampton.
1920 Company founded.
A subsidiary company of Midland Metal Spinning Co Ltd.
1948 Private company.
1961 Manufacturers of "Presto" pressure cooker and electrical cooking appliances. 150 employees. 
1974 Became part of Tube Investments.
1991 When Polly Peck collapsed, Russell Hobbs was sold to Pifco.
Sources of Information
- The Times, Jan 07, 1955
- 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
- The Times, December 12, 1986