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Edward G. Herbert of Atlas Works, Chapel Street, Levenshulme, Manchester were machine tool makers.
1892 Company founded by Edward Geisler Herbert.
1900 July. Article and illustration of an Automatic Cutting-Up Machine for metal bars. (Edward G. Herbert of Cornbrook Park Toolworks, Manchester)
1902 Public company.
1920 April. Issued catalogue on metal-sawing machines and many others.
1920 - September. Exhibited at the Machine Tool and Engineering Exhibition at Olympia with a radial sawing machine.
1937 Machine tool and testing machine manufacturers. "Field-Foster" Testing and Balancing Machines. "Olsen" and "Olsen-Lundgren" Testing and Balancing Machines. "Rapidor" Sawing Machines and Hacksaw Blades.
1940 Advert. Sawing and testing equipment.
1945 Advert. Machine tool service. Sawing, testing and balancing equipment.
1961 Engineers and machine tool makers specialising in sawing machines, testing machines and balancing machinery.