Foster, Yates and Thom
1826 Company founded (William Yates (of Blackburn))
After 1848 Became W. and J. Yates
1890 Became Yates and Thom
1936 Public company.
1961 Heavy precision engineers and boiler makers. Products include steam raising plant, chemical plant, steam rolling mill equipment, mixing machinery, injection moulding machines and hydraulic presses for veneer and plywood, synthetic boards, compression and transfer moulding, palletting, drawing, forging and metal extrusion. 500 employees.
Sources of Information
- 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
- The Times, Sep 30, 1969