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George Swift of Claremont Ironworks, Halifax.
1900 Issued catalogue of machine tools including drillers, shaping and grinding machines, lathes. The works have just doubled in size.
1917 Advert as Machine Tool Makers.
1919 Advert as Machine Tool Makers.
1920 September. Exhibited at the Machine Tool and Engineering Exhibition at Olympia with machine tools.
1937 Machine tool manufacturers.
1970 Faced with continued losses in machine tools, the Craven-Swift Division was closed