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Optical and precision engineers, maker of cameras, scientific instruments, etc
Subsidiary of Rank Organisation
1947 Company formed
1948 Converted to public company to acquire A. Kershaw and Sons Ltd and its subsidiary companies, British Acoustic Films Ltd, Taylor, Taylor and Hobson Ltd, Kalee Ltd and Gaumont-Kalee Seating Ltd.