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Jones Stroud Insulations - Timeline

1923   

William and Horace Jones teamed up with A. E. Stroud to start a textile company in Market Place, Long Eaton, Nottingham. Horace Jones designed a braiding machine.      
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              1927
Larger premises were purchased in Long Eaton and called Vida Mills. The trade name Vida soon came to stand for high-grade narrow fabrics.                                      
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1930
About 3,000 braiding machines were in service producing approx. 52 million metres of elastic braid per annum.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1940
William and Horace Jones founded the manufacture of narrow glass tapes and woven fabrics for electrical and engineering applications.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           1962
Jones Stroud purchased Insulating Sleevings and Tapes (IST) 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       1965
The “Queens Mill” textile factory in Longridge, near Preston was purchased to create a base for new production facilities with adequate room for further expansion. Soon after, the braiding machines were moved to Longridge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1986
The mica and prepreg operations of ”Micanite and Insulators”, based in Trafford Park, Manchester, were acquired and subsequently integrated into the Longridge plant.
 

1989
Weaving looms transferred from Long Eaton to Longridge.

 

1993
High speed braiding machine introduced to the Longridge site.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         2000   
KREMPEL-GROUP acquisition of JSI Jones Stroud Insulations Ltd. Ideal progression of the product range by including mica products, textile products, as well as plastic mouldings – injection & compression, and machined precision parts.

 

2008
State of the art high speed mica line commissioned.

 

2011
High speed prepreg facility added into a purpose build area.

 

2013
New Analytical facility introduced.

 

2014
New Quality Control Laboratory added and Analytical facility updated with high voltage  / thermal testing capabilities.

 

2015
Second high speed mica line commissioned.

 

 

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KREMPEL-GROUP: OVERVIEW

As a family-owned enterprise, the KREMPEL-GROUP is an independent manufacturer of high-quality semi-finished products and a leading global system supplier of advanced materials. With its electrical insulations, solar materials, composites, electronic materials and special laminates, the group enjoys an excellent reputation worldwide and is the market leader in a number of business sectors. Approx. 1200 employees work in the group’s production facilities in Germany, England, Poland, Brazil and China. Distribution companies in Austria, Great Britain, the USA, Thailand and China ensure fast service locally.

 

 

 

 


Jones Stroud Insulations Ltd

(A Member of the KREMPEL GROUP)

Queen Street, Longridge, Preston,

Lancashire, United Kingdom, PR33BS

 

TEL: +44 (0) 1772 783011

 

info@jsi.krempel.com

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