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Hellermann Electric

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April 1943.
May 1943
August 1945.

Hellermann Electric of Goodtric Works, Purley Way, Croydon.

1938 Hellermann Electric was formed at Croydon by agreement with Paul Hellermann and Jack Bowthorpe as a UK manufacturer of identification and insulation sleeves; initially importing rubber tubing from Europe, with a UK source at W. Warnes Ltd. of Barking. It was a subsidiary of Goodliffe Electric Supplies.

1939 Advertisement for staff.[1]

1939 To avoid the threat of bombing, the company moved from its original site at Croydon to a larger site in Oxford

1948 Factory moved to Crawley

later became the Hellermann Tyton Group

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Sources of Information

  1. Croydon Advertiser and East Surrey Reporter - Friday 14 July 1939