Was first mentioned in the 1931 Annual Report. The company moved into new premises in 1932 Profitability was maintained throughout the 1930s and WW2 and in 1945 an opportunity occurred to purchase more of the company’s shares and it became a ‘subsidiary company’.

Peerless made relatively small equipment - coffee grinders, potato peeling machines, 40 – 80 quart whisks/mixers, etc. Their sales literature is interesting in that it features the strap line – “Out of chaos came order” and in a brochure entitled - “The Machine and the Organisation behind it”, there is no mention of Baker Perkins but a montage of photos of the interior and exterior of Westwood Works forms the background to a photograph of the Peerless coffee grinder.

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