Davies and Baird Proprietary Limited

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Davies and Baird Proprietary Limited

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Dates of existence

1883 - 1974


The firm was founded in 1883 by John Davies and David Baird and produced iron and steel products. In 1884 the firm was listed as Davies, Baird & Co; in 1886 as Davies & Baird; in 1925 as Davies, Baird & Robertson and in 1935 as Davies & Baird Pty Ltd. In December 1962 Thompsons (Castlemaine) Ltd acquired Davies & Baird Pty Ltd and its subsidiary Davies & Baird (Engineering) Pty Ltd. In 1975 the company became a subsidiary of Borg-Warner (Australia) Ltd and changed its name to Davies and Baird.


Brunswick, Victoria

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metal manufacturing

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Entered from deposit description on 13 May 2011




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