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T. F. and J. H. Braime

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T. F. and J. H. Braime Ltd. of Hunslett, Leeds.

1888 Braime Pressings was founded by Thomas Fletcher Braime and was later joined by James Henry Braime. The company operated out of small premises in Hunslet Leeds, initially producing small pressings with a flypress and fabricating the Braime Oil Can.

Braime’s steel oil cans became world renowned bringing orders from Adelaide, Melbourne, Rio de Janeiro, and Newfoundland and the business quickly grew. The rise of the motoring industry increased demand for metal pressings and soon larger premises were needed.

1911 New premises opened and are now 220,000 sq.ft

1911 Manufacturer of Seamless Steel Oil Cans for the Railways. [1]

1923 Public company.

1937 Sheet metal pressings manufacturers [2]

1961 Sheet metal stampings and pressings. Fabricated metal products. 250 employees. [3]

Became Braime Pressings

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Sources of Information

  • [1] Braime pressings web site