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E. P. Jenks

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of Menmore Green, Wolverhampton, Staffs

1873 Hyde and Co were founded, making washers and small pressed work.

1918 Taken over by a Mr. E. P. Jenks

1935 Name changed to E. P. Jenks Ltd.

Specialised initially in water fittings made from hot brass stampings. Then expanded into supplying brass extrusions and brass wire to others.

1950 Established a copper tubes and copper billets plant and sold copper tubes.

1953 Private company.

1957 Presumably subsidiaries: E. P. Jenks (Extrusions) Ltd; E. P. Jenks (Water Fittings) Ltd

1959 Acquired by Delta Metal Co[1]

1961 Manufacturers of non-ferrous extrusions. 130 employees.[2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Times, May 02, 1960
  2. * 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  • Wolverhampton Local History [1]]