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Economic Gas Boiler Co, of Junction Mills, Burnley, Lancashire. Telephone: 3305. Telegraphic Address: "Bluboilers" Economic Group, of Cowley Mill Road, Uxbridge (1971)
1922 Company founded.
1932 Patent - Improvements relating to taps or cocks.
1936 Public company.
1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Gas Boilers and Washing Machines. Full variety of Round and Octagon Patterns, including Galvanized, Coloured and Grey Mottled Enamelled Finishes. The well-known "Standard", "Auto" and "Midget" Washers also displayed. (Stand No. Ca.814)
1952 Patent - Improvements in gas heated domestic washing machines.
1961 Manufacturers of gas washing coppers, gas boilers, domestic washing machines, and domestic wringing and mangling machines.
1969 A majority stake in Economic Gas Appliances of Burnley was acquired by merchant banks Edward Bates, Mounthall; Economic would acquire the 3 companies of the Bates Metals Group from Edward Bates and Sons, parent of the bank. The name of the group was changed to Economic Group