C. Brandauer and Co
Pens of 403-7 New John Street West, Birmingham
1862 Company founded.
1862 Brandauer was founded when they took over the business of Ash Petit and Co.
1880s - 1900 Made knibs for pens. (Exhibit at Birmingham Thinktank museum).
1901 Private company.
1961 Manufacturers of light pressings in steel, stainless and non-ferrous metals for the engineering and allied industries. Also manufacture steel pens. 125 employees. 
2007 Still trading and is today a 5th generation family company of international standing. It began as a manufacturer of high quality pen nibs which it sold world wide in great volume maintaining a reputation for their excellence for over a century of supply. Inheriting and adding to those skills the business then evolved into a world-class engineering company, specialising in the manufacture of complex components, in difficult materials, for a wide range of industry sectors.
Sources of Information
- Birmingham’s Industrial Heritage by Ray Shill. Published by Sutton Publishing 2002. ISBN 0-7509-2593-0