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I. Frankenburg and Sons

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1909. From Flight magazine of 9th October.

of Greengate Leather and Rubber Works, Salford, Manchester

1867 Isidor Frankenburg and Sons was established as rubber proofing business

1901 Supplied the arc circuit cables for the Glasgow International Exhibition

1914 India rubber, leather and cable manufacturers. Specialities: waterproof and rainproof clothing and leather. Employees 1,900 to 2,000. [1]

1919 or 1921 Irwell and Eastern merged with I. Frankenburg and Sons of Salford, Lancashire, to form the Greengate and Irwell Rubber Co.

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Sources of Information

  • The Times, Jul 12, 1971