1936 Company established as cable manufacturer; was a subsidiary of Ismay Industries
1938 Had never made a profit
1939 Disposed of works and plant (it is presumed as Sterling Cable Co) - the company became an investment holding company
1946 Ceased to be a subsidiary of Ismay; changed name to S.I. Holdings
1946 Name changed to Midland Holdings Ltd.
Sources of Information
- The Times, Dec 16, 1938
- The Times (London, England), Friday, Nov 08, 1946