Steels Engineering Products
Steels Engineering Products of Sunderland
1943 Private company.
1959 Took over F. Taylor and Sons of Manchester who developed a totally hydraulic crane.
1959 Acquired R. H. Neal and Co Ltd of Grantham who were producing units using diesel-mechanical drive systems.
1961 Mechanical handling, agricultural and general engineers.
1964 Change of name to British Crane and Excavator Corporation Ltd which included the 3 UK factories.