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A. P. Newall and Co

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of 50, Wellington-street, Glasgow (1919)

of Possilpark, Glasgow, Scotland

1901 Company founded by Archibald Park Newall

1917 Became private company.

1917 Started producing "rafwires" and swaged rods and their fittings. Organised a separate company for this purpose, the Woodside Engineering Co, and acquired workshop accommodation in an existing building in North Woodside-road Glasgow. Subsequently a new factory was built on land at Possilpark.[1]

1937 Manufacturers of alloy steel bolts and nuts. [2]

1945 Advert. Manufacture of heat treated steel bolts. [3]

1961 Nut and bolt manufacturers. 700 employees. [4]

1962 A. P. Newall and Co was a subsidiary of Acton Bolt[5].

1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Fixings. Part of GKN. [6]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1919/02/21
  2. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  3. Mechanical World Year Book 1945. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p149
  4. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  5. The Times, 27 October 1962
  6. 1963 Motor Show