Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 148,095 pages of information and 233,633 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

AEI Lamp and Lighting Co

From Graces Guide

Revision as of 11:54, 29 December 2020 by AlanC (talk | contribs)
Jump to: navigation, search
November 1957. Mazda Lamps.

Glass envelopes were manufactured by BTH at Chesterfield

By 1956 AEI Lamp and Lighting Co was a part of AEI

1957 AEI started to introduce product-based businesses: AEI Lamp and Lighting Co, as well as Birlec and Hill Top Foundry Co., were associated with the BTH business[1]

1961 Glass Tubes and Components formed as a joint venture to take over the glass manufacture and sales activities of GEC at Lemington, and Wembley and the AEI Lamp and Lighting Co at Chesterfield, other than Glass Bulbs Ltd.[2]

1964 Merged with the lighting interests of Thorn Electrical Industries to form a new joint company, British Lighting Industries, one of the largest lighting groups in Europe.[3]

The reconstituted board of directors was as follows: Mr A. Deutsch, chairman, Mr. J. G. Christopher, Mr J. Clement, Mr S. R. Eade, Mr S. Hale.[4]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times April 10, 1958
  2. The Times, November 24, 1961
  3. The Times, Apr 06, 1965
  4. The Engineer 1964/08/28