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of Pott Street and Sandford Street, Ancoats, Manchester
Manufacturer of machinery for the soft drinks industry.
The name is often misspelt as 'Bratby and Hinchcliffe' - note the additional 'c' is not required
1864 Company founded
1889 Became public company
1894 Brewer’s Exhibition. Steam Cork Bottling Machine 
1929 Company made private
By 1930 two of the directors were also partners in Barnett and Foster
1961 Bottlers' engineers manufacturing soft drink and mineral water bottling machines and equipment. 300 employees. 
1969 Head of a consortium which won a contract to supply a new national non-alcoholic drink for Egypt; other companies involved were Barnet and Foster, John C. Carlson, J. Harrison Carter, Crown Cork Manufacturers (Ford Finsbury)