1973 All the subsidiary companies of Davy-Ashmore were brought under a common name - Davy International Ltd. 4 divisions were created:
- Davy Products, the smallest division, consisted of Davy Roll Company Limited and Davy Instruments Limited.
- Davy Loewy - the mills and machinery division, which designed, engineered and manufactured machinery for the forming and shaping of ferrous and non-ferrous metals.
- Davy Ashmore International - contract engineering division for the metals industries, particularly iron and steel.
- Davy Powergas International, the largest division, contract engineering for the process industries.
1974 Davy International, having purchased 29% of British Rollmakers Corporation, the other large maker of rolls in the UK, made a take-over offer which was rejected by the Monopolies and Mergers Commission.
c.1976 Acquired Head, Wrightson and Co
1978 Acquired McKee Corporation of Cleveland, Ohio; Davy changed its name to Davy Corporation with 2 main subsidiaries - Davy International, handling engineer and construction, and Davy Engineering Industries, handling the equipment design and manufacturing activities
Sources of Information
- The Times. (July 27, 1977)
- The Times. (Sept. 27, 1978)
- CIO 1994/05/15 p56