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of Warrington (1907)
of 235 Upper Thames Street, London, EC4. (1929)
Ditto Address. Telephone: Central 4615. Telegraphic Address: "Bifurcated, Cent, London". (1937)
of Aylesbury (1939)
1892 The Bifurcated Rivet Co was established as a private company, initially manufacturing bifurcated rivets to Thomson's Patent Bifurcated Rivets, an American product. The factory was in Warrington
1906 Introduced tubular rivets to the product line. Name changed to Bifurcated and Tubular Rivet Co
1910 Moved to a new, larger factory in Aylesbury
WWI. The company manufactured rivets for soldiers' boots and tyre studs in the First World War.
Introduced rivet-setting machines with automatic feed.
1928 of Aylesbury
1929 Listed Exhibitor - late entry - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Fibre Cases, Tubular Rivets and Riveting Machines. (Stand No. P.13) 
1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Bifurcated, Tubular and Solid Rivets in all workable metals. Hand and automatic feed Rivet Setting Machines, foot or power operated. Eyelets, Metal Buttons, Soldering Tags, and other light metal pressings. (Stand No. D.315) 
1937 Rivet manufacturers. "Aylesbury" Rivets. 
1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers
WWII. Manufactured aircraft rivets.
1947 Became public company.
1948 Shares listed on the Stock Exchange. The company was a maker of special rivets for a variety of applications in a range of industries and automated machines for setting the rivets
1961 Manufacturers of rivets from steel and non-ferrous wire, and rivet setting machines for home and overseas markets, specialists in design and manufacture of automatic-feed machines for setting rivets in component parts. 600 employees.