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The Pyrene Co. of Great West Road, Brentford, Middlesex were a manufacture of fire fighting equipment and automotive parts.

Company time line

  • 1914 Company founded.
  • 1937 Fire extinguisher and appliance manufacturers.
    • "Conquest" Fire Extinguisher.
    • "Phomene" Fire Extinguisher.
    • "Pyrene" Fire Extinguisher.
  • 1939 Listed as a Aircraft Industry Suppliers in trade directory
  • 1953 Public company.
  • 1960 Fire protection in mines.
  • 1961 Fire protection engineers, manufacturers of motor car bumpers and operators of metal pre-treatment processes.
  • 1961 recorded as having 2,500 employees.
  • 1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Fire equipment.

Product range

Manufacturers of;

  • Portable fire appliances
  • Hand held fire extinguishers for fitting in vehicles
  • Fire fighting equipment for airport fire appliances such as the Thornycroft Nubian Fire Tender
  • Suppliers of Foaming agent for use on flammable liquid fires such as at airports
  • manufacture of car bumpers

See also

References / Sources of Information


  • 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  • Mining Year Book 1960. Published by Walter E. Skinner. Advert p453
  • 1939 Directory of Suppliers to the Aircraft Industry
  • 1961 Guide to Key British Enterprises: Motor Engines and Components for the Motor Industry also Parts for Agricultural Machinery, Garage Equipment, etc
  • 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  • 1963 Motor Show exhibitors listing

External links

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