Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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Pirelli Ltd, UK subsidiary of an Italian limited partnership, maker of cables and rubber tyres - Pirelli and Co

1914 Pirelli-General Cable Works was formed in the UK as a company with equal shares held by GEC and Pirelli.

1920 Pirelli transferred its industrial activities to Pirelli SpA of Milan and Societe Internationale Pirelli SA (SIP) of Basle.

1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Car tyres. [1]

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