Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 148,119 pages of information and 233,665 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
1872 Company founded.
1924 Private company.
1937 Nut and bolt manufacturers, screws and repetition parts. 
1961 Manufacturers of bolts, nuts, screws, precision parts. 1,600 employees.