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John Stirk and Sons of Halifax were machine tool makers, founded by John Stirk.
1920 September. Exhibited at the Machine Tool and Engineering Exhibition at Olympia with electrically operated planer
1927 Advert for Hiloplane
1940 Advert for Hiloplanes and Hiloplows
1945 Advert. Planers
At some point became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Coventry Machine Tool Works
Maker of Stirk planing machines.