Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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Needle Industries

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of Studley.

1730 Company founded.

1931 Private company.

1946 Name changed.

1961 Manufacturers of needles, fishing tackle and fish hooks. 850 employees. [1]

Merged with English's Needles.

Later taken over by Coats Viyella.

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