Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 143,751 pages of information and 230,103 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
Pirelli, an Italian limited partnership, maker of cables and rubber tyres, of Spezia and Milan
UK subsidiary - see Pirelli
1920 Pirelli transferred its industrial activities to Pirelli SpA of Milan and Societe Internationale Pirelli SA (SIP) of Basle.
1971 Merged with Dunlop Rubber Co to form the world's third largest tyre company after Goodyear and Firestone. The merger was not a takeover by either company, but a joint venture arrangement where each company took minority interests in the other's subsidiaries.