While tourism of the eighteenth century variety turned a declining
fishing town into a successful tourist resort, Brighton has never been
solely a 'bucket & spade' economy. In the nineteenth century it
developed a railway industry which set the foundation for the creation
of a successful light engineering sector to its economy in the twentieth
But today manufacturing contributes just 4% to the economy of the
The answer to this question is the name of a company which moved to
the city during the war to escape the aerial bombardment of London.
It set up in the Hollingbury industrial estate and has been there ever
since. Today it employs 70 people. (At its height manufacturing employed
many thousands in the city.)
It makes bushes - not the garden but the industrial variety. They
are little cyclinders of metal which are made to great accuracies (very
fine tolerances) and which fit precisely into the jigs and machines
they're made for.
What is the name of this company?
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