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Ecco Works

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of Redditch

1904 Eadie Chain Co was renamed Ecco Works, making the Ecco braking system and the Armstrong typewriter (Eadie model).

1905 Annual report, in Coventry Archives[1]

1906 A subsidiary of the Eadie Manufacturing Company, Ltd.

1906 The Abingdon-Ecco company was registered on 27 August, to take over the Abingdon Works Co and the Ecco Works. [2]

1907 A new purpose-built factory was opened at Tyseley.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. National Archives
  2. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  • The Quest for King Dick, by William Whiteley