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Brown and Sharpe (UK)

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1961. Plymouth.
1964. Turret drilling-machine.

of Plymouth, Devon.

UK branch of Brown and Sharpe of Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

The following notes refer to the company's manufacturing activities in the UK:-

1876 Products sold in the UK through Charles Churchill and Co [1]

1955 Private company

1961 Manufacturers of machine tools and equipment. 500 employees [2]

1972 Acquired the rights to the Auto Lathes made by C. V. A. Jigs Moulds and Tools Ltd

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Sources of Information

  1. Fielden’s Magazine Vol 4
  2. * 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE