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British Chuck and Piston Ring Co

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October 1912.
November 1912.
November 1912.

of Coventry

1909 British Chuck and Tool Co formed by William Arthur Oubridge

1911 Public company formed. Presumably British Chuck and Piston Ring Co

1916 The works occupied about 2 acres of which about half was workshops; about 170 people were employed, a third of whom were staff and skilled workers including a chemist and an assistant chemist; using machinery designed by W A Oubridge (managing director).[1]

1919 Name later changed to British Piston Ring Co

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Sources of Information

  1. Mechanical Engineer records