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Ajax Domestic Appliance Co

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of Halifax

Makers of the Ada washing machine[1]

1944 Incorporated as a private company, a subsidiary of Ajax Machine Tool Co of Halifax[2]

1950 A new public company, Ada Domestic Appliances was incorporated which acquired the whole of the issues share capital of the Ajax Machine Tool Co. A new machine tool factory was being equipped at Holmfield, Halifax; when this was occupied, West Mount would be used solely for washing and ironing machines.

1950 Acquired by a new public company set up for the purpose: Ada (Halifax) Ltd

See Also

  1. The Times, Aug 01, 1951
  2. The Times, Dec 13, 1950