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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 century.

But today manufacturing contributes just 4% to the economy of the city.

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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