Company timeline: 1910s

First extrusion press, heavy oil engine and a fire at the works!

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DateEventSignificanceSource
1912Introduction of the first patent heavy oil engine.Product newsD5926/1 (Centenary Book)
1913Fire destroys buildings at Fielding & Platt. Damage estimated at £4,000 to general stores.Company newsD8489 Photos 29 & 30
1916First extrusion press (600 tons force) for extruding brass rod.Product newsD5926/1 (Centenary Book)

 

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