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August 1948.
June 1949.
December 1951. Type H/1 Coil Winding Machine.
June 1955.

Maker of coil winders, of Grove Hill, Beverley, East Yorks.

1947 Armstrong Shock Absorbers formed a subsidiary, Kolectric, as a diversification move, to make electric coil winding machinery which had been supplied from German factories before the war[1]

1949 Armstrong Shock Absorbers sold Kolectric because Armstrongs needed the space in the factory[2]

c.1960 Kolectric, of London, made instruments for measuring the concrete cover of re-inforcing bars

2012 Tallix acquired Kolectric Research Ltd[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Oct 18, 1947
  2. The Times, Nov 02, 1949
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