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Manufacturers Index - Portass Lathe & Machine Tool Co.

Portass Lathe & Machine Tool Co.
Heeley, England, U.K.
Manufacturer Class: Metal Working Machinery

Last Modified: Aug 15 2019 4:41PM by joelr4
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      Founded by Charles Portass and Stanley Moore Portass as the Heeley Motor & Mfg. Co. in the mid 1920's. In about 1930, Stanley launched Portass Lathe & Machine Tool Co. to manufacture heavier types of metalworking lathes. The firm was liquidated in 1970.

Information Sources

  • Directory of Sheffield Tool Manufacturers 1740-2018, ©2019, pg. 395-397
  • More history and machine information can be found at Tony Griffith's Lathe web site.