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of Frederick Road, Salford
of Dutton Street, Salford
Maker of electrical cables and accessories
1900 Donated flexible cable to the Transvaal War appeal
1905 Offering the Wargold petrol electric lighting set 
1908 Combined water motor and dynamo for charging accumulators (see advert)
c1910 Made the Atlantic wireless transmitter for Gamages
1919 Mechanical engineers. Public company incorporated
1920 Volex motorcycle lighting set.
1922 Employees: 850. Directors: M. H. Goldstone, A. A. Goldstone, J. H. Ward and L. B. Goldstone
1937 Cables. 
Manufacturers of Volex electrical accessories.
1968 Was one of 3 companies that supplied complete electrical systems to car makers; had 25 percent of the British market
1975 12 factories in the North West of England were on strike
1983 Closure of the cables division in Salford
1984 The security products business was sold