Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 148,470 pages of information and 233,895 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

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Dec 1921.
January 1944.
February 1947.
September 1947.
May 1950.
Chaff cutter.
Chaff cutter.
Chaff cutter.
1958. The ski-wracker.
March 1968.

of Windmill Lane, Stratford, London, E.15. (1921).

of Hitchin, Herts (1951).

of Stevenage

1914 Private company.

1937 Company made public.

1961 Mechanical, electrical, structural and general engineers. Manufacturers of conveyors, overhead runways, electric pulley clocks and complete range of cranes and hoists. [1]

1966 David J. L. Gray was appointed to the board and became deputy managing director.[2]

1973 Taken over by Camford Engineering from TI to save the factory from closure.[3]

1974 Developed, with Philips, a pallet handling system together with a gravity roller conveyor to speed up the flow of materials in the domestic appliances department.[4]

1974 Supplied electric chain safety hoist to GEC Machines at Rugby which used a pole amplitude modulated motor[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  2. The Engineer 1966/10/21
  3. The Engineer 1974/07/25
  4. The Engineer 1974/04/18
  5. The Times Nov. 4, 1974