Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Hanovia

From Graces Guide
1938. Sun Lamp.
Sun Lamp.
Sun Lamp (detail).
November 1938.
March 1939.

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December 1939.
September 1940.
November 1963.

of Bath Road, Slough, Bucks (now Berks). Telephone: Burnham 500. Cables: "Hanovia, Slough". Showrooms: 3 Victoria Street, London, SW1

Established 1924 as the British Hanovia Quartz Lamp Co offering UV lighting[1]

1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Ultraviolet Radiation Equipment for scientific, medical and technological applications. Fluorescence Analysis Laboratory Lamps. Alpine Sun, Centrosol, Kromayer Medical Lamps. Air Sanitation Discharge Tubes. "Sollux" Infrared Lamps. (Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. E.1785) [2]

1955 Baker Platinum Ltd, Hanovia Products Ltd and Hanovia Lamps Ltd were brought together in one company called Engelhard Industries[3]

Hanovia was at the forefront in development of Ultra Violet (UV) technology.

Late 1970s joined the Halma Group; focussed on the disinfection of fluids with UV light

Was the first to install UV disinfection of drinking water in the USA; also made the first UK swimming pool installation of this technology.

Since 2010 Hanovia has focussed on industrial applications and we can count many of the world’s best known brand names amongst our customers, providing them with the same level of service wherever in the world their operations are based.


Notes

  • The company is still in Slough and has its own website: [1]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times May 22, 1928
  2. 1947 British Industries Fair p128
  3. The Times May 31, 1955