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Cravens Industries

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Subsidiary of John Brown and Co

1963 Formed by John Brown and Co to hold the shares in the various subsidiaries concerned with railway rolling stock and vehicles bodies[1]:

1969 Supplier of containers with facilities in Sheffield and Woodville - Cravens Homalloy (Sheffield) Ltd. was a leader in the UK; also facilities at Preston, Garstang and Rochford. Acquired Taskers of Andover, maker of trailers[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Aug 16, 1963
  2. The Times, Aug 15, 1969