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Sturtevant Engineering Co

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of 75 Queen Victoria Street, London EC

1884 Company founded as representative of the B. F. Sturtevant Company, both of Boston, U.S.A.

Also see Sturtevant Blower Co

1889 Private company.

1895 Advert. Heating and ventilating systems. formerly Sturtevant Blower Co.

1944 Company made public.

1960 Acquired Mancuna Engineering.[1]

1961 Mechanical and electrical engineers, manufacturing fans of all types, including plants for air conditioning, heating, ventilating, drying, fume removal, vacuum cleaning, electrostatic precipitation, crushing and grinding. [2]

1965 Drake and Gorham, Scull acquired Sturtevant Engineering Co[3]

1972 Company was merged with New Welbeck to form Sturtevant Welbeck [4]

1978 Company was reorganized into Sturtevant Engineering Holdings Ltd and Sturtevant Welbeck[5]

Shortly after Sturtevant Welbeck was split into separate divisions: Sturtevant Engineering & Manufacturing Ltd. (portable vacuums) and Sturtevant Systems Ltd. (fixed vacuum systems).[6]

Christy Turner Ltd. acquired the crusher business in the early 1980s. The vacuum divisions were sold in 1994 to Clyde Blowers and eventually assets transferred to Clyde Material Handling Ltd.[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jul 02, 1960
  2. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  3. The Times 18 August 1966
  4. http://www.sturtevantfan.com
  5. http://www.sturtevantfan.com
  6. http://www.sturtevantfan.com
  7. http://www.sturtevantfan.com
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1895. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p158
  • AA. [1] Image courtesy of Aviation Ancestry