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Anti-Attrition Metal Co

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December 1907.
July 1908.
September 1913.

of Woodlands Park Works, Cannon Lane, Maidenhead.

1857 Company founded.

1900 Appointed Mr John S. Barr of 16 and 18, Broad Chare, Newcastle-on-Tyne, as their sole agent for the Tyne and Tees.[1]

1936 Became public company.

1937 Founders and engineers. "Anti-Attrition" Bronzes and White Bronzes. [2]

1947 Merged with Brecknell, Willis and Co.

1957 Acquired by Beyer, Peacock and Co.

1961 Manufacturers of anti-friction bearings, bronze, white metal and aluminium castings, machined bronze components, chill and spun cast iron stick, continuous cast bronze stick. 400 employees. [3]

1962 Moved from Maidenhead to Manchester, using space available in Beyer Peacock's Manchester factory[4]

1963 Production had been reduced[5]

1979 Removed from the register of companies

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