Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 148,369 pages of information and 233,846 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
Towler Brothers (Patents) Ltd, hydraulic pump manufacturers of Rodley, nr Leeds
Frank and John Towler worked for Leeds Engineering and Hydraulic Co, which produced slow speed hydraulic pumps and equipment.
1931 Frank and John Towler formed Electraulic Presses Limited
Later they bought a controlling interest in Leeds Engineering and Hydraulic Co
1935 Towler Brothers (Patents) Ltd was formed by Frank and John to exploit the newly developing market of the changeover from water to oil as a medium for transmitting power. They were pioneers in the field, especially to operate the systems at much higher pressures, although this was not an easy sell.
1940 Advert. High-speed pumps
1945 Advert. Unit-mounted high-speed pumps
1960 Advert. Pumps