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Manley and Regulus

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1961. Speedex and Flarex.

Manley and Regulus Ltd. of Showell Works, Showell Road, Wolverhampton. Telephone: Fallings Park 31081. Telegraphic Address: "Regulus, Wolverhampton". (1937)

1884 Company founded.

1919 Public company.

1937 British Industries Fair Advert for Hot Brass Pressingss for all Trades - Motor, Electrical, Gas, Water and General Engineering. "Speedy" Patent Compression Couplings for Light Copper Tube. (Engineering/Metals/Quarry, Roads and Mining/Transport Section - Stand No. D.215) [1]

1961 Brass founders, manufacturing engineers and plumbers' brass foundry, speedex compression fittings and hot brass pressings. 480 employees. [2]

1962 Maker of water fittings; acquired by Delta Metal Co,[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1937 British Industries Fair Advert p631; and p386
  2. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  3. The Times Nov 14, 1962