"Elephant Works have been established a good number of
years, and occupy a prominent position among the business concerns of
Wolverhampton. They cover a large area, are well supplied with the most
modern machinery and appliances, and afford constant employment for
There is no doubt that Mr. Williams possesses
exceptional facilities to meet all demands in the promptest manner, and
among his numerous manufactures may be specially mentioned baths of all
kinds and best finish, dish covers, meat screens, fish kettles, tea
pots, etc., etc. Steel travelling trunks, deed and despatch boxes, etc.,
are manufactured for both home and foreign markets, the foreign trade
being especially large and valuable, this being a branch in which Mr.
Williams turns out an enormous quantity.
The business of The Midland Plating Company carried on
at these works is an important, one, comprising as it does,
nickel-plating and enamelling for the cycle trade, brass founders and