Howard & Bullough Limited


Founded by John Howard and joined in 1856 by James Bullough manufacturing textile machinery from premises in Accrington, Lancashire. In 1931 the company joined several other Lancashire textile machinery companies and formed the Textile Machinery Makers Ltd but, continued to trade under their own names. In 1970 the group was rationalised into one company and called Platt UK Ltd. Later, in 1991, the company changed its name to Platt Saco Lowell.