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.
With the merger of Henry Milward and sons in 1912 a new board for John James and Sons was announced. Members of the board consisted of C.B James as chairman and C.F Milward as deputy chairman, H.T Milward, A.D Barfleet and C.E James.
John James is a trading name of Entaco, a company famous worldwide for the manufacture of specialised hand sewing needles and tools. Entaco Limited is a privately owned British company based in Redditch, Worcestershire an area known as the Needle Capital of the World.