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.

Metalite

From Graces Guide

Several companies have used the name Metalite

Metalite Ltd

of Horsell Rd, Highbury, London, makers of electric lamps

1910 The company was formed to acquire the British Metalite Lamp and metal filament manufacturing business from Bryant Trading Syndicate and the business of International Filaments. The chairman was the chairman of West London and Provincial Electric Supply Co; another board member was chairman of the South London Electric Supply Corporation; the MD was Joseph Metcalfe; the engineer was Francis Robinson. Metal filaments were already being made in other European countries. Shares would be traded in London[1]. Claimed that the Metalite lamps had long life and were economical in operation[2]

1912 Petition for voluntary liquidation[3]

Metalite (Electrical) Ltd

1968 Company wound up[4]

Metalite Engineering Ltd

2006 Annual accounts delivered [5]

Metalite Aviation Lighting

of Poole

1960s Metalite Aviation Lighting established, specialist in the design and manufacture of portable airfield lighting systems. Provides portable equipment including portable runway and taxiway edge lights, portable approach lights, and portable obstruction lights for civilian and military users. Metalite's customers include the armed forces of several countries, international airports, multinational corporations, humanitarian and peacekeeping organisations and airborne law enforcement agencies[6]

Metalline International Ltd owned Metalite Aviation Lighting.

2007 Aeronautical and General Instruments Ltd acquired Metalline International

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times (London, England), Monday, Jul 25, 1910
  2. The Times, Jul 11, 1910
  3. London Gazette 5 April 1912
  4. London Gazette 5 March 1968
  5. London Gazette 6 June 2006
  6. Website [1]