Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,138 pages of information and 245,599 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Ottermill Switchgear

From Graces Guide
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1982.

of Ottery St. Mary, Devon

See also Otter Mill

1945 Private company.

1961 Switchgear manufacturers and electrical engineers. 200 employees. [1]

1969 Parent company Drake and Gorham, Scull combined Ottermill Switchgear with Chilton Electric.[2]

1972 Sold by Drake and Gorham, Scull to the Westinghouse Electric Corporation.[3]

c.1994 Business was taken over by Eaton (Cutler-Hammer).

c.2003 Closed.

The premises are now (2015) derelict.


See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  2. Wolverhampton Express and Star - 25 March 1969
  3. The Scotsman - 18 May 1972