World War II
On 3rd September 1939 Britain and France declared war on Germany.
During WWII, the Company’s resources were turned over almost entirely to war work, and manufacture of our standard ranges of mincers and weighing machines virtually ceased.
Over a quarter of a million components were turned out for a number of military uses, including the Lancaster Bomber and the Mosquito Fighter Bomber, and we manufactured:
22,000 aileron hinges
Of the ‘conventional’ products, we built:
14,000 56lb steelyards
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