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Drum Engineering Co

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1892. Rotary Piston Drum Pump.
1901.
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of 28 Humboldt Street, Bradford, Yorkshire. Telephone: Bradford 2358. Cables: "Drum, Phone, Bradford" (1929), maker of rotary pumps.

1892 Business established[1]

1905 Advert for pumps. Of 27 Charles Street, Bradford. [2]

1913 Advert for pumps. Of 33 Brook Street, Bradford. [3]

1917 Advert for pumps. Of 33 Brook Street, Bradford. [4]

1919 Advert for pumps. Of 33 Brook Street, Bradford. [5]

1922 maker of rotary pumps "suitable for any method of driving"

1927 Advert for pumps. [6]

1929 Listed Exhibitor. Manufacturers of Patent Rust-proofed Steel Tennis Posts for Grass or Hard Courts. Patent Tennis Ball Cleaner. (Stand No. B.2) [7]

1940 Advert for pumps. [8]

1945 Advert for pumps (of Humboldt (sic) Street). [9]

1968 Pump for discharging road tankers for United Molasses Co (of Dudley Hill, Bradford). [10]

By 1987 had been acquired by Syltone Ltd

2004 Syltone, including Drum, was acquired by Gardner-Denver Co[11]

Notes:

  • The company is still based in Bradford


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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Gardner Denver website
  2. Mechanical World Year Book 1905. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p
  3. Mechanical World Year Book 1913. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p408
  4. Mechanical World Year Book 1917. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p232
  5. Mechanical World Year Book 1919. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p264
  6. Mechanical World Year Book 1927. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p163
  7. 1929 British Industries Fair Page 52
  8. Mechanical World Year Book 1940. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p134
  9. Mechanical World Year Book 1945. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p162
  10. The Engineer of 19th April 1968 p629
  11. Companies House filing