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Elliotts Metal Co

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1931.Multipen Recorder.

Elliott's Metal Co, of Selly Oak Works, near Birmingham (1908)

of Kynoch Works, Witton, Birmingham (1937)

1853 Established as W. Elliott and Sons

1862 company incorporated as Elliots Patent Sheathing and Metal Co. Ltd.

1866 took over the business of Charles Green, original inventor and patentee of solid-drawn tubes.

1874 Elliott's Patent Sheathing and Metal Co was voluntarily wound up; the business of the company was transferred to a new company Elliott's Metal Co[1] The company was registered on 11 December. [2]. Incorporated as a Limited Company.

1914 Manufacturers of copper and brass plates etc. Specialities: copper and brass plates, sheets, tubes, rods and wire for all purposes and condenser plates and tubes of all alloys; also yellow metal in all forms. Specialise in hot working brass tubes and plates in any mixture, "Calido" brand. [3]

1916 acquired Hughes Stubbs Metal Co. Ltd.

1918 Acquired William Cooper and Goode[4]

1925 Amalgamated with Muntz's Metal Co

1928 acquired by ICI Metals Ltd.

1930 ICI acquired full control of Elliotts Metal Co[5]

1937 Non-ferrous metal manufacturers. [6]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 22 December 1874
  2. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  3. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  4. The Times, Jan 22, 1918
  5. The Times, 1 December 1930
  6. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  • Records of IMI in Birmingham archives [1]