THE HISTORY OF JOHN JAMES NEEDLES
- John James was formed in 1840 and registered in 1902.
- The name John James is synonymous with the very best of needle manufacture, quality and reliability.
- The John James brand of “Finest Quality Needles” continues to be recognised by needle crafters around the globe.
- The original John James factory appeared listed as a business for the first time in an 1860 directory of the Redditch area.
- In the 19th Century, when John James himself was first making needles, he specialised in industrial needles and tools and in particular in sail making needles and other ships chandlery.
- His legacy continues and lives on in the ever expanding and popular range of John James Finest Quality Needles.