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of Hunt End Works, Redditch
1918 The Swedish battery company Svenska Ackumulator AB Jungner started a subsidiary company in the UK under the name Batteries Ltd, using the brand name NIFE, and operating at Hunt End Works, Redditch.
1933 The Chloride Electrical Storage Co acquired a controlling interest in Batteries Ltd and renamed it NIFE Batteries Ltd. The purchase included the NIFE brand name for use in the British Commonwealth. The Swedish company, Jungner, retained the NIFE brand name for use elsewhere and use of the brand name Jungner in the British Commonwealth.
1937 Electric batteries. NIFE Batteries.
1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. A complete range of "Nife-Neverfayle" Emergency Lighting Equipments incorporating the "Nife" Nickel Cadmium Alkaline Battery. Batteries for all purposes. Complete range of Portable Lamps, including the Miner's Safety Lamp. (Stand No. Cb.613)
1939 Nife Batteries Ltd: see Aircraft Industry Suppliers