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Yorkshire Switchgear and Engineering Co

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of Leeds.

1907 Private company formed as Tramway Supplies Ltd.

1925 Name changed.

1961 Electrical engineers, manufacturing H.T. and L.T. switchgear. 650 employees. [1]

By 1972 Electro Mechanical Manufacturing Co was a subsidiary of the company.[2]

By 1987 Yorkshire Switchgear Group included Lindley Thompson Transformer and Service Co and EMMCO Switchgear.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  2. The Times, Jun 01, 1972
  3. The Times, May 08, 1987