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of Arlesey, Beds, maker of industrial lasers

1981 Supplied laser to the Bank of England for cutting the security thread in the new £50 note[1]; the system was developed in conjunction with the Culham Laboratory of the UKAEA[2]

1987 Acquired by 600 Group[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Mar 31, 1981
  2. The Times Mar 24, 1981
  3. The Times April 02, 1987