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United Wire Works

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Nov 1919.

United Wire Works of Edina Works, Leith Walk, Edinburgh.

1897 The company was registered on 2 December, to take over certain businesses of paper machine wire cloth manufacturers, wire cloth weavers, wire drawers etc. [1]

1914 Wire cloth manufacturers and wire drawers. Specialities: machine wires for paper-making, "Castello" battery screening for gold mining, brass, copper, iron and steel wire cloths, fine wire drawing. Employees 300. [2]

1985 Acquired by the Scapa Group.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book