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James Menzies and Co

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May 1896.

The Phoenix Tubeworks, Dalmarnock Road, Rutherglen

A very large tube works was established by James Menzies and Co, who had been wrought-iron tube makers on a smaller scale in Glasgow previously.

Pioneered the process of manufacturing solid drawn-steel tubes[1]

1887 On his father's death, Walter Menzies took on the management of the company, involving his 2 brothers, William and James, in the partnership

1898 A. and J. Stewart and Clydesdale acquired the business of James Menzies and Co becoming A. and J. Stewart and Menzies

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Biography of Andrew Stewart, ODNB