Salter Housewares

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Salter Housewares (still trading under its original name Salter) is a British manufacturer of consumer weighing scales for personal and kitchen use, and other kitchen accessories.wikipedia
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Bilston

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The firm began life in the late 1760s in the village of Bilston, England when Richard Salter, a spring maker, began making the first spring scales in Britain.
Richard Salter began making the first spring scales in Britain in Bilston in the late 1760s.

West Bromwich Albion F.C.

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West Bromwich Albion football club was formed from workers at this works site.
The club was founded as West Bromwich Strollers in 1878 by workers from George Salter's Spring Works in West Bromwich, in Staffordshire.

Spring scale

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The firm began life in the late 1760s in the village of Bilston, England when Richard Salter, a spring maker, began making the first spring scales in Britain.
The first spring balance in Britain was made around 1770 by Richard Salter of Bilston, near Wolverhampton.

Phil Drabble

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Phil Drabble - a former director
He began work as a factory lad and rose to the board of Salters and membership of the management board of the Midland Engineering Employers Association.

Avery Weigh-Tronix

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Avery Weigh-Tronix
It was formed in June 2000 when United States weighing company Weigh-Tronix acquired the Avery Berkel group of businesses, bringing together the four brands of W & T Avery, Berkel, Salter and Weigh-Tronix.

Weighing scale

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Salter Housewares (still trading under its original name Salter) is a British manufacturer of consumer weighing scales for personal and kitchen use, and other kitchen accessories.

England

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The firm began life in the late 1760s in the village of Bilston, England when Richard Salter, a spring maker, began making the first spring scales in Britain.

Spring (device)

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The firm began life in the late 1760s in the village of Bilston, England when Richard Salter, a spring maker, began making the first spring scales in Britain.

Steelyard balance

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He called these scales "pocket steelyards", though they work on a different principle from steelyard balances.

West Bromwich

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By 1825 his nephew George had taken over the company, which became known as George Salter & Co. George later established a manufacturing site in the town of West Bromwich, about 4 miles (7 km) from Bilston.

Management buyout

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In the late 1980s and early 1990s Staveley acquired more businesses worldwide to form a new "weighing group", including the Weigh-Tronix company of America, and in 1998 after a management buyout (MBO), this became the Weigh-Tronix Corporation, with Salter Housewares a part of that.

Equistone Partners Europe

The MBO was backed by Barclays Private Equity to the sum of £18 million (€28m).

Internal rate of return

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The company grew rapidly for the next two years, and in March 2004 it was sold to HoMedics, a US-based manufacturer of "personal wellness" products, generating an internal rate of return (IRR) of approximately 70% for Barclays Private Equity.

List of West Bromwich Albion F.C. seasons

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West Bromwich Albion Football Club was founded as West Bromwich Strollers in 1878 by workers from George Salter's Spring Works and turned professional in 1885.

History of West Bromwich Albion F.C.

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The club's history dates back to its formation in 1878 as West Bromwich Strollers by workers from Salter's Spring Works in West Bromwich.

List of West Bromwich Albion F.C. records and statistics

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The club was founded in 1878 as West Bromwich Strollers, by workers from George Salter's Spring Works and turned professional in 1885.

Bob Roberts (footballer, born 1859)

Bob Roberts
After leaving Christ Church school Bob became a plasterer by trade, while his interest in sport led him to join the George Salter's Spring Works football team, the West Bromwich Strollers.

Safety valve

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A valve less sensitive to sudden accelerations used a spring to contain the steam pressure, but these (based on a Salter spring balance) could still be screwed down to increase the pressure beyond design limits.

1878–79 West Bromwich Strollers F.C. season

1878–79West Bromwich Strollers
The club was formed in 1878 under the name West Bromwich Strollers, by workers from the George Salter's Spring Works in West Bromwich.

The Great Horseless Carriage Company

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George Salter, George Salter & Co, West Bromwich

George Bell (footballer)

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He was born in West Bromwich and worked at the local George Salter's Spring Works.

Jimmy Stanton

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He was born in West Bromwich and attended Christ Church School, before working at the local George Salter's Spring Works.

Billy Bisseker

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He was born in West Bromwich and attended Hill Top County School, before working at the local George Salter's Spring Works.

Fred Bunn

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He was born in West Bromwich and attended Christ Church School, before working at the local George Salter's Spring Works.