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of Telegraph House, East Croydon, Surrey. Telephone: Croydon 2121. Cables: "Credo". (1947)
1901 Frederick George Creed developed a receiving re-perforator: this recorded telegraph signals as perforations in a paper tape, at speeds of up to 200 words a minute, which made easier re-transmission of messages.
1909 Company founded.
1912 Private company named as Creed Billie and Co. Ltd.
1916 Name changed.
1936 Patent - Improvements in type printing telegraph and like machines. 
1937 Patent - Improvements in or relating to keyboard arrangements. 
1947 British Industries Fair Advert for Systems for Record Communication - Teleprinter and Morse. Manufacturers of Printing Telegraph Systems, Teleprinters and Morse Transmitting and Receiving Apparatus with Associated Terminal Equipment used for Record Telecommunication by Commerce and Industry, Government Services, Postal Telegraph Administrations, Press, Airways, etc. (Office Machinery and Equipment Section - Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. B.1438) 
1961 Telegraph engineers, specialising in teleprinters and data processing equipment. 
1969 Order for 9,500 telex teleprinters for the Post Office
1971 Post Office order to teleprinters
1972 Change of name to ITT Creed, a subsidiary of ITT
1973 The Post Office ordered teleprinter equipment from ITT Creed
1981 Major reduction in staff by ITT Creed at Brighton (making teleprinters); the Treforest plant would be closed and there were would be a reduction in the number of service staff at Mitcha,
Name changed to Telephone Switching International Ltd
2004 Company in liquidation