This volume focuses on the history and company of Renold Chains and the rise of the Precision Chain Industry between 1879 and 1955. Originally published in 1956, Renold Chains Limited, as the largest precision chain and chain accessory producing organisation in the world.

part I|51 pages


chapter 1|16 pages

The Father Of An Industry

chapter 3|14 pages

Development And Application 1864–1955

part II|60 pages

The Three Competitors

chapter 4|11 pages

Foundations 1789–1903

chapter 5|10 pages

A Changing World 1900–1906

chapter 6|12 pages

From Peace To War 1907–1915

chapter 7|12 pages

The Impact Of War 1915–1918

chapter 8|13 pages

The Industry Steps Out 1919–1929

part III|50 pages

Pooled Resources

chapter 9|14 pages

The Merger 1930–1939

chapter 10|12 pages

The Second World War 1939–1945

chapter 11|14 pages

The Threshold Of The Future 1945–1955

chapter 12|9 pages