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Baldwin and Francis

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of Eyre Street, Sheffield.

of Atlantic Street, Broadheath, Altrincham.

1919 Baldwin Electrical Co. was formed by W. T. Baldwin.

1920 Company founded.

1928 Wilfred Francis and Co of Altrincham, a manufacturer of electrical switchgear appoint Baldwin Electrical Co. as sole agents.

1944 Became private company.

1961 Electrical engineers and switchgear manufacturers. 1,000 employees [1]

1978 Acquired by NEI.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  2. The Times, Jun 03, 1978