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Electrical distributors, of Birmingham

c. 1927 Company established

1951 60 percent interest in the company acquired by Thomas Tilling[1]

1953 Head office in Dudley. Acquired 75 percent interest in Coventry Electrical Appliances[2]

1982 Acquired Wellco Electric from Wellco Holdings[3]

1983 Became part of BTR when Thomas Tilling was acquired.

1990 Wellco Electric and Hopson Bridgers were sold to Electrocomponents[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Apr 23, 1952
  2. The Times, Apr 21, 1953
  3. The Times, May 01, 1982
  4. The Times, July 17, 1990