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Note: This is a sub-section of the 1950 British Industries Fair

Held 8th-19th May at Birmingham

Companies - A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z

  • P. A. M., Ltd. Stand C,416. Merrow, Guildford, Surrey. Teleph. : Guildford 2211. Tel. Add. : " Souarea, Pari, London.”—Perram System of Temperature Control " Tern Con.” Perram Current Limiter. Perram Personal Radio. Examples of Precision Machining carried out in P.A.M. Works.
  • P. B. Sillimanite Co, Ltd., The. Stand C,620. Atlas Road, Victoria Road, London, N.W.IO. Teleph. ; Elgar 5202/3. Tel. Add. : “ Pebesil, Harles, London.”—Furnace Refractories for all purposes. Refractory Cements and Coatings. Electrical Insulation Powders and Cements. Sillimanite in Granular Form for making Elements. Ethyl-Silicate bonded Refractories. Crucibles. Pyrometer Tubes and Insulators.
  • Padley and Venables, Ltd. Stand D,422. Suprex Works, 98, Livery Street, Birmingham, 3. Teleph. : Central 1701. Tel. Add. ; “ Suprex, Birmingham.”—Stainless Steel Sheets, Strip, Bars, Tubes, Sections, Wire, Castings, together with Demonstrative Applications made from these materials.
  • Palmer Tyre, Ltd., The. Stand D,615. Penfold Street, Edgware Road, London, N.W.8. Teleph. : Paddington 8822. Tel. Add. : " Palmertyr, Telex, London.”—Aircraft Undercarriage Equipment, Silvoflex Pipes, Rubber Sundries and Accessories, Engineering Mechanisms, X-ray Test Service, etc.
  • W. T. Palmer and Co (Leicester), Ltd. Stand Outdoor,1351 and 1250 Thurmaston, Leicester. Teleph. ; Syston 86189.—The Palmer " CrossRip ” Saw is completely self-contained and has been designed for Rafter .Cutting on Building Sites. The “ Palmer ” Electric Saw is a precision machine for Factory use.
  • Park Foundry (Belper), Ltd., The. Stand B,501 and 400. Derby Road, Belper, Near Derby. Telepli. ; Belper 210/211. Tel. Add. : “ Park Foundry, Belper.”—Siesta Solid Fuel Openable Stoves. Chevin Smokeless Fuel Grates and Convector Fires. Combination Grates, Bottom Grates, Frets. " Raymax ” Slow Combustion Stove.
  • Parker, Frederick, Ltd. Stand Outdoor 1300. Viaduct Works, Catherine Street (Ext.), Leicester. Teleph. : Leicester 61273, Tel. Add. : "Crushing, Phone, Leicester.”—Hand and Loader Fed Concrete Mixers. Portable Belt Loaders. Stone Crushers, Granulators, Breakers. Asphalt and Tarmacadam Mixing Plant. Sand Dewaterer. Stone Washers. Portable Stone Storage Unit.
  • A. and F. Parkes and Co, Ltd. Stand A,637. Coldfield Works, Dartmouth Street, Birmingham, 7. Teleph. : Aston X, 1334. Tel. Add. : “ Parkes, Birmingham.”—Axes, Bill Hooks, Forks. Garden Tools, .Hatchets, Hoes, Horticultural Tools, Mattocks, Picks, Plantation Tools, Shovels, Spades, Tools—Agricultural, Edge, Garden, Horticultural, Plantation.
  • Parkes, Josiah, and Sons, Ltd. Stand A,526. Union Works, WUlenhall, Staffs. Teleph. : Willenhall 345. Tel. Add. : “ Locks, Willenhall.”—Locks and Builders’ Hardware.
  • Parmeko, Ltd. Stand C,207. Percy Road, Aylestone Park, Leicester. Teleph. : Leicester 32287. Tel. Add. : “ Parmeko, Leicester.”—Transformers (up to 10 KVA), and Chokes for the Radio, Electrical and Electronic Industries.
  • Parnall (Yate), Ltd. Stand C,306. 43, Park Street, London, W.l. Teleph. : Grosvenor 4491.—-A Complete Range of Domestic Electric Cookers and Components. Models particularly designed to meet the requirements of Overseas and Home Markets. “ Silver Grill ” Breakfast Cookers.
  • Partridge, Wilson and Co, Ltd. Stand C,305. Davenset Electrical Works, Evington Valley Road, Leicester. Teleph. : 25291 (5 lines). Tel. Add. : “ Davenset, Leicester.”—Distribution Transformers, Mercury Arc and Selenium Rectifiers, Battery Chargers, Cinema Projection Rectifiers, Davenset Pistol Grip Battery Tester and Automatic Cellar Draining Pump, including Low Voltage Transformer for Handlamps and Tools.
  • Patgrin Products. Stand B,213. 40, Chiswick Common Road, London, W.4. Teleph. : Chiswick 3425.— Concrete and Breeze Slab Machines. Terrazzo Tile Machines. Concrete Column Casing Machines. Air-driven Vibrating Table. Sundry Tools for Terrazzo Makers.
  • W. H. Paul, Ltd. Stand B,322. Longmoor Lane, Breaston, Near Derby. Teleph. : Dray co tt 354/5. Tel. Add. : “ Stainless, Breaston.”—Kitchen, Bathroom Equipment. Hotel Stainless Steel Bar Equipment including Top Frontages, Wash-ups, Drip Trays, Beer and Fining Funnels, Goblets, etc. Display Cases. Surgical Sterilising Unit. Domestic Dish Washer. Comprehensive Range Stainless Steel Sinks, Cabinets.
  • Payne and Griffiths, Ltd. Stand D,708. Tudor Works, Windmill Lane, Smethwick, Birmingham. Teleph. : Smethwick 1518/9. Tel. Add. ; “ Thermal, Birmingham.”—A Wide Range of Pressure Gauges of various types and sizes, including Vacuum Combined High Pressure Refrigeration and other Special Purpose Gauges, together with Cocks, Syphons, Valves and other fittings.
  • Peglers, Ltd. Stand B,421. Belmont Works, Doncaster, Yorks. Teleph. : Doncaster 3431 (4 lines). Tel. Add. : " Pegler, Doncaster." Prestex House, Marshalsea Road, Loudon, S;E.l. Teleph.: Hop. 2461. Tel. Add.; " Prestex, ^Sedist, London."—Engineers’ Gunmetal Valves, Cocks, Unions. Plumbers Brass Cocks and Fittings. Chromium-plated Bath Basin and Sink Sets. The Prestex Series of Mixer Fittings, Spring Cocks, Hygienic Traps and Compression Joints.
  • Pegson, Ltd. Stand Outdoor 1311. Coalville, Leicestershire. Teleph. : Coalville 234. Tel. Add. : “ Pegson, Coalville.”—Stone Crushers (Gyratory and Jaw Types), Vibrating Screens, Counter Current Concrete Mixers, Concrete Tile Machines, Centrifugal Pumps, Petrol-operated Road Breakers, Power Rammers, and Unitractor Cultivator.
  • Perkin and Co, Ltd. Junction Works, Lord Street, Leeds, 12. Teleph. . Lee Paner and Add. : " Perco, Leeds.”—Spiral Tube Winding Machine for Paper and Cardboard Tubes, Containers and Reeling Centres. Seaim c? * Tube Round Metal or Composite Containers. Lid Curling Machine. Tube Cutting and Coxe Winding Machines.
  • Perkins Clean Milk Equipment, Ltd. Staiid A 327 _and a26. Mansfield Road, Derby. Teleph. ; Derby 4237. Tel. Add. 4237.”—Stainless Steel Pressure Pan, 50-gallon Capamty for_U3e m Dairying, Ice-Cream Manufacture and Food Processing. Md i g incorporating the Modern Method of Master Pulsation and Re ay y
  • Perl Controls, Ltd. Stand D,643. 672. Fulham Road, London, S.W.6. Teleph. ; Renown 4049. Tel. Add. : " Perlheat, Walgreen, London.”—Relay Gas Control Valves, |-in. to 6-in. B.S.P. Indirect and Direct Acting Industrial and Boiler Thermostats, 0 to 800°C. Indirect and Direct Acting Room Temperature Regulators, 40 to 90°F. “ Thermoperl" Safety Controls—Electro-magnetic and Solenoid.
  • Perry, Thomas, Ltd. Stand D,517. Highfields Works, Bilston. Teleph. ; Bilston 41224. Tel. Add. : "Perry, Bilston.”—^Makers of Rolls of Cast Iron (Chilled and Grain), and all Alloy Qualities for the Iron, Steel and Non-ferrous Industries. See The British Rollmakers’ Corporation]], Ltd.
  • Perry and Sons (Overmantel), Ltd. Stand A,307. Upper Highgate Street, Birmingham, 12, Teleph.: Calthorpe 1178. Tel. Add.: “ Clearness, Birmingham."—^Mirrors and Bathroom Fittings.
  • Pest Control, Ltd. Stand Outdoor, 1107 and 1006. Bourn, Cambridge. Teleph. : Madingley 312. Tel. Add. : “ Pestcont, Cambridge.”—Timber Carrier (Automotive). “ Weedmaster II ” Low Volume Spraying Machine. 100-gallon “ Universal ” Spraying Machine. Corrosion Resistant Insecticide Pumps.
  • Petters, Ltd. Stand D,637 and 536. Causway Works, Staines, Middlesex. Teleph. : Staines 1122.—A selection of Small Industrial and Traction Diesel and Petrol Engines representing Range-of from lJ-36 B.H.P. and from 1-4 Cylinder -Mr and Water Coolerl.
  • Petters, Ltd. Stand Outdoor,1346. Causway Works, Staines, Middlesex. Teleph. : Staines 1122.—Air and Water Cooled Diesel Engines, Type AVA and AV, from 3-10 B.H.P., Single and Twin Cylinder, also B-range 2-4 Cylinders, 12-36 B.H.P. Diesel Engines.
  • J. A. Phillips and Co, Ltd. Stand B,309 and 208. Credenda Works, Smethwick, Birmingham. Teleph. : Smethwick 1531. Tel. Add. : “ Tourist, Birmingham.”—Selection of the Large Range of the World Famed Phillips Cycles, including Roadster, Sports, Club, Junior and Tricycle Models for the Home and Overseas Markets.
  • Phoenix Sales, Ltd. Stand A,607 and 504. Winton House, St. Andrew Street, London, E.C.4. Teleph. : Central 1488/9. Tel. .Add. : “ Utilware, Phone, London.”—Electric Irons and Vacuum Cleaners.
  • W. Pickard and Co, Ltd. Stand B,231. Rutland Road, Sheffield, 3. Teleph. : Sheffield 21284/5. Tel. Add. : " Pickard, Sheffield, 3.” And 19, Richardson Street, High Wycombe. Teleph. ; High Wycombe 347.—Cellulose Enamels and Lacquers, Low Temperature Stoving Enamels, Infra-Red Stoving Enamels, Synthetic Enamels, Spirit Varnish and Enamels, Pattern Enamels, Cellulose and Shellac Wood Finishes, Paint Removers, Rust Preventives, Industrial Finishes.
  • Pinchin, Johnson and Co Stand B,627. 4, Carlton Gardens, London, S.W.l. Teleph. : Trafalgar 5600. Tel. Add.: " Pinchin, Phone, London ” (Home Sales) ;. “ Pultramarj, London ” (Export Sales).—Coatings for Protection and Decoration of Industrial Products of all kinds for Direct and Indirect Export, also Paints, Lacquers, Enamels, Varnishes, etc., for Decoration and Maintenance of Buildings, Steelwork, etc.
  • Pioneer Mixers, Ltd. Stand Outdoor,1325 and 1224. 31, Front Street, Monkseaton, Northumberland. Teleph. : Whitley Bay ine, j-gj Add. : “ Atomic,” Whitley Bay.—Atomic Open Tilting Drum Contra-flow Mixer. Artificial Stone Machine.
  • Pirelli-General Cable Works, Ltd. Southampton. Teleph. : Southampton 2141. Southampton.”—Paper-Insulated Cables up to 300,000 volts ; Telephone Cables ; Cable Accessories ; Tapes and Compounds ; Rubber Insulated Cables and Flexibles ; Covered Wires and Strips ; Continuous Lead Extrusion Machines ; Overhead Line Fittings.
  • Platers and Stampers, Ltd. Stand A,320 and 319. 14/18, Holborn, London, E.C.l. Teleph. ; Holborn 6777. Tel. Add. : “ Plastamp, Phone,' London.”—“Prestige” Pressure Cookers, Hollow- Ground Knives, Cutlery Sets, Stainless Steel Kitchen Tools, Egg Beaters, “ Prestrig ” Whistling Kettles, “ Skyline ” Kitchen Tools, Bathroom Fittings, “ Lancashire ” Potato Peelers, “ Ovenex ” Prismatic Tinware.
  • Platers and Stampers, Ltd. Stand A,327 and 226. Derby.—Selection of Houseware made in Derby by the “ Prestige ’’People, including “ Prestige ” and " Ekcomatic ” Pressure Cookers and Acessorcies ” Prestrig ” Trigger-action Kettles “ Ovenex ” Prismatic Tinware.
  • Player, Mitchell and Breeden. Stand D,543. 209, Newtown Row, Birmingham, 6. Teleph. ; Aston Cross 1207. Tel. Add. : " Baynton,” Birmingham.—Manufacturers of Full Range of Small Gas Fittings, including Main Cocks up to 3 inches also Gas and Water Laboratory Fittings, also Contractors to Government Departments, etc: for Ships and Railway Fittings.
  • Plessey International, Ltd. Stand C,313. Vicarage Lane, Ilford, Essex. Teleph. : Ilford 3040. Tel. Add. : “ Plessey, Ilford.”—Electric Actuators, Wiring Systems, Fluorescent Lighting Equipment, F.H.P. Motor Accessories, Radio Components, Communications Equipment, Coin Operated Stamp Machines, Cartridge Engine Starters, Pumps, Scientific Instruments, Tools and Gauges, Repetition Parts.
  • Pneulec, Ltd. Stand D,686. Mafeking Road, Smethwick, 40, Stafis. Teleph. : Smethwick 1107/8. Tel. Add. : " Pneulec, Smethwick.”—Equipment for the production of Castings, including Machines for Preparing Sand, Making Moulds, Cleanirig Castings and Melting Iron. The 660 Jarr Squeeze Strip Machine is exhibited for the first time.
  • Poles, Ltd. Stand C,409. Nickel Works, Tyburn Road, Erdingtoh, Birmingham, 24. Teleph. : Erdington 1616. Tel. Add. : “ Poles, Birmingham.”—" Adastra" Galvanised Sectional Steel Poles for Overhead Electric Transmission, Distribution, Telegraph and Telephone Lines, Street Lighting, Radio Masts, Obstruction Light Supports, Flag Stafis. Climbing Shoes for Poles of all types.
  • Port of London Authority. Stand B,617 and 514. Trinity Square,. London, E.C.3. Teleph. : Royal 2000. Tel. Add. : “ Pola, Fen, London.”—Scale Model Port of London River and Docks supported by other Models, Displays and Photographs, showing Port of London Shipping and Transport Services.
  • Post Office. Stand C,400. Victoria Square, Birmingham, 1. Teleph. ; 105.—Information supplied regarding all Post Office Services.
  • Powell Duffryn Carbon Products, Ltd. Stand D,110. Springfield Road, Hayes, Middlesex, England. Teleph. : Hayes 3994. Tel. Add. : “ Carbonaces,” Hayes.—“ Delanium.” The New Form of Carbon. Carbon Products for the Chemical, Electrical and other industries including Heat Exchangers, Chemical Tubes, Carbon Tiles, Dynamo and Motor Brushes, Carbon Gland Rings, etc., etc.
  • Power Centre Co, Ltd. Stand C,709 and 608. Lloyd Street, Wednesbury, Staffs. Teleph. : Wednesbury 0507. Tel. Add. : “ Powcent.”—Industrial Electrical Distribution Gear, Overhead Busbar, Cable Trunking and Cable Tap Systems, Busbar Rising Mains, Busbar Chambers, Switchboards, Cable Boxes, Sealing Chambers, Glands and Numerous Accessories for Industrial Electrical Distribution, -
  • Power Hoes, Ltd. Stand Outdoor 1315. Ixworth House, Ixworth Place, London, S.W.3. Teleph. ; Kensington 3491. Tel. Add. : " Commando, Southkens, London.”—Commando Power-driven Draw Hoe. Tru Draw-hoe Action. Width variable from 9 in. to 22 in. Hoes in front in full view of operator. Blades cannot clog. Does inter-plant hoeing.
  • Power Specialities, Ltd. Stand A,640. Rotoscythe Works, Bath Road, Slough, Bucks. 'Teleph. : Slough 21367/8/9.—Rotoscythe Mowers for Lawns and Long Grass. Employing the Scythe Principle of Mowing, Vacuum Collection of Grass Cuttings, and having cheap and easily replaceable blades.
  • Pratt, Harry J., and Co, Ltd. Stand A,228. Nestor Works, 7/9, Dean Street, Birmingham, 5. Teleph. : Midland 1256. Tel. Add. : “ Nestor, Birmingham.”—" Knight in Armour,” “ Good Companions ” Curbs and Hearth Sets, all finishes. “ Non Topple ” Smoker Stands. Cinema Ash Trays. Fancy Brass Fern Pots, Vases, Plaques, Table Lamps, Gongs, Tables, Fruit Bowls.
  • Precise Castings. Stand A,327 and 226. 57, Friar Gate, Derby. Teleph. : Derby 44602. Tel. Add. : “ Accuracy, Derby.”—Precision Castings in Ferrous and Non-ferrous Metals in High Temperature Alloys.
  • Precision Engineering Co (Reading), Ltd. Stand A,317. Meadow Road Works, Reading, Berks. Teleph. : Reading 60346 and 60720. Tel. Add.: “Precision 60346.”—“Waymaster” Products. Personal Weighing Machines, Household Scales, Letter, Postal and Dietary Balances, Hanging Balances of various kinds for industrial, and general purposes. Spring Balances for overseas use.
  • Precision Metal Spinnings (Stratford-on-Avon), Ltd. Stand A,531. 33, Shipston Road, Stratford-on-Avon. Teleph. ; 3379.—-Manufacturers of Aluminium, Brass, and Copper HoUoware, Dairy, Surgical Equipment, Accessories for Aircraft, Electrical Industries. General Metal Spinners and Sheet Metal Workers.
  • Premier Electric Heaters, Ltd. Stand C,302. Keeley Street, Birmingham, 9. Teleph. : Victoria 2104. Tel. Add. : “ Fahrenheit, Birmingham.”.—Electrically-heated Apparatus for Domestic and Industrial use, including “ Pylon ” and " Quickset ” Kettles, “ Laund- well ” Irons, Heat-controlled Irons, Irons for Laundries and Tailoring. Fires, Bowlfires, Toasters, Coffee Percolators, Urns, Sterilizers.
  • Premier Spring Co, Ltd., The. Stand D,246. British Mills, Prospect Hill, Redditch, Worcs. Teleph. : 1088/9. Tel. Add. : “ Presswork,” Redditch.—Coil-springs, Wire-forms, Light Pressings in Steel and Non-ferrous Metals.
  • Press Guards, Ltd. Stand D,601. 372, Farm Street, Hockley, Birmingham, 19. Teleph. : Nor. 3354/5 and 4823.—Mechanically-operating and Interlocking Type Safety Guards for Power, Hydraulic and Hand Presses ; also for Milling, Drilling and Grinding Machines. Wire Mesh Drive Guards, Spectacles, Goggles, Gloves and Industrial Clothing.
  • Pressed Steel Co, Ltd. Stand C,303 and 204. Publicity Department, Refrigeration Division, Cowley, Oxford. Teleph. : 77666. Tel. Add. : “ Pressings,” Cowley.—Prestcold Refrigeration Equipment. 15 and 25 cu. ft. Commercial Service Cabinets. Three Domestic Models of 3, 4 and 7 cu. ft. Ice Cream Conservators and Freezers, Milk Coohng, Condensing Units, Cooling Units and Compressors.
  • Prior Stokers, Ltd. Stand D,436. 1/3, Brandon Road, York Way, London, N.7. Teleph. : North 2245. Tel. Add. ; “ Priorbumo, Holway.”—Prior Duplex Underfeed Stoker applied to Cochran Vertical Boiler. Zephair Air Heater. Prior Hopper Type Underfeed Duplex Bunker Flow Underfeed Stoker.
  • Pritchett and Gold and E. P. S. Co, Ltd. Stand C,702. 50, Grosvenor Gardens London, S.W.l. Teleph. : Sloane 7164. Tel. Add. : “ Storage, Sowest.”—Representative Range of Batteries for Standby Power and Lighting, Batteries for Cars, Commercial Vehicles and Aircraft. Exhibits include Sectioned Batteries and Component Parts, also Switch-tripping and Emergency Lighting Equipment.
  • Procter Brothers (Wireworks), Ltd. Stand A,613. Monkbridge Mills, Whitehall Road, Leeds, 12, Yorkshire. Teleph. : Leeds 30531. Tel. Add. : “Wire, Leeds, 1.”—Mass produced Light Wirework including Riddles, Sieves, Mousetraps. Heavy Industrial Wirework including Machinery Guards, Colliery and Gravel Screens, Woven Wire. Fencing Materials including Chain Link Fencing, Steel Posts and Gates.
  • Prodorite, Ltd. Stand D,433. Eagle Works, Wednesbury, Staffs. Teleph. ; Wednesbury 0284. Tel. Add. : “ Prodorite, WednesbUry.”—Complete Acid Proofing Organisation for aU trades and industries. Floors, Tanks, Cements, Plastic Linings. Industrial Floor and Wall Finishes for Factories, O£6ces, Schools, Dairies, Breweries and all buildings.
  • Projectile and Engineering Co, Ltd, The. Stand D,209. Acre Street, Battersea, London, S.W.8. Teleph. : Macaulay 1212. Tel. Add. : “ Profectus, Claproad, London.”—Plastic Injection Moulding Machines. Die Casting Machines. Woodworking Machinery. Air operated Cylinders and Accessories.
  • Projects and Development, Ltd. Stand A,612. Tontine Street, Blackburn, Lancs. Teleph. ; 44411/2. Tel. Add. : "Fulget, Blackburn.”—Manufacturers of " Lammas ” Patent Pipe Couplings, P. and 1). Light Alloy Textile Bobbins and Aluminium Cooking and Domestic Utensils, including Dinner Carriers, Rice Plates, Casseroles, Chambers, Kettles, and various Bowls with Covers.
  • G. and W. Purser, Ltd. Stand A,409. Victor Works, Worcester Road, Bromsgrove, Worcs. Teleph. : Bromsgrove 2671. Tel. Add. : “ Rubber, Bromsgrove.”—Horticultural, Brassfoundry, Syringes, Hose Fittings, Couplings, Hose Reels, Sprinklers, Sprayers, Garden and Industrial Hoses, Domestic Rubber Sundries, Draught Excluders, Slides and Mouldings, Hot Water Bottle Stoppers.
  • Pyrotenax, Ltd. Stand C,720. Hedgeley Road, Hebburn-on-Tyne, England. Teleph. : 32244/7. Tel. Add. ; “ Pyrotenax, Hebburn.”—Mineral Insulated Copper-covered 660 volt Cable. Capable of withstanding extreme temperatures, it is tough, fireproof, non-ageing, and easily installed, ensuring neat, permanent and robust installations for universal application.

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