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Craigpark Electric Cable Co

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1918. ‎

of Felmington Street, Springburn, Glasgow, N, Scotland

formerly the Craigpark Co

At the peak of production, they employed 9,000 men in the various metal and wood working trades - blacksmiths, boiler makers, brass and iron foundrymen, coppersmiths, coachbuilders, locomotive erectors, fitters, turners, pattern and template makers, as well as painters, draughtsmen, tracers and managers. [1]

1903 The company was registered on May 2nd, to carry on the business of manufacturers of, dealers in, of electric cables. [2]

1937 Advert in British Industries Fair Catalogue as Maker of C.M.A. (Cable Makers' Association) Cables. Manufacturers of Electric Wires and Cables for all purposes. (Electricity: Industrial and Domestic Section - Stand No. Cb.501 and Cb.400) [3]

1937 Craigpark Electric Cable Co Ltd was acquired by other C.M.A. members; the Company continued in production. [4]

1938 Patent x 2 - Improved rubber-like compositions. [5]

1947 Was a member of the Cable Makers' Association[6]

1955 Company liquidated.[7]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. [1] Roots Web Lanark-L
  2. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  3. 1937 British Industries Fair Advert p564; and p352
  4. [2] Competition Commission
  5. [3] [4]Wikipatents
  6. The Times, Jan 01, 1947