Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 148,346 pages of information and 233,846 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
Subsidiary of Sulzer Brothers
1932 Private company.
1936 Took over the business of Hathorn, Davey and Co of Leeds
1961 Mechanical engineers producing diesel engines for marine, stationary and railway traction purposes; gas turbines; axial and centrifugal compressors for blast furnace and similar duties; pumping installations for water supply, sewage, drainage and similar purposes; boiler feed and circulating pumps for power stations; high pressure pipelines for hydro-electric undertakings; heating, ventilation and air conditioning for factories and commerical buildings; boiler plant; automatic weaving machines for cottons, woollens and worsteds; special plant for the chemical industries; castings and a wide variety of ancillary and associated equipment. 1,000 employees.