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1949 [[Wildt and Co]] was acquired by [[Bentley Engineering Co]]<ref>The Times, Jul 20, 1949</ref>
1949 [[Wildt and Co]] was acquired by [[Bentley Engineering Co]]<ref>The Times, Jul 20, 1949</ref>
Presumably [[Wildt and Co]] was combined with [[Mellor, Bromley and Co]], another subsidiary of Bentley Engineering


1956 Reconverted to private, presumably when became part of [[Sears|Sears Holdings]]
1956 Reconverted to private, presumably when became part of [[Sears|Sears Holdings]]


1958 Name changed, presumably [[Wildt and Co]] was combined with [[Mellor, Bromley and Co]], another subsidiary of Sears.
1958 Name changed.


1961 Manufacturers and merchants of hoisery and knitting machines, also manufacture knitted fabric. 1,500 employees. <ref>[[1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE]]</ref>
1961 Manufacturers and merchants of hoisery and knitting machines, also manufacture knitted fabric. 1,500 employees. <ref>[[1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE]]</ref>

Latest revision as of 09:34, 2 May 2018

of Leicester.

1884 Company founded.

1911 Private company formed - see Wildt and Co

1946 Company made public.

1949 Wildt and Co was acquired by Bentley Engineering Co[1]

Presumably Wildt and Co was combined with Mellor, Bromley and Co, another subsidiary of Bentley Engineering

1956 Reconverted to private, presumably when became part of Sears Holdings

1958 Name changed.

1961 Manufacturers and merchants of hoisery and knitting machines, also manufacture knitted fabric. 1,500 employees. [2]

1973 Queen's Award for export

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jul 20, 1949
  2. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE