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Hobourn-F. N. F.

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of Burton-on-Trent.

1935 Private company.

1960 Name changed.

1961 Manufacturers of F.N.F. warp knitting machines, warpers, and ancillary equipment. General precision engineering to the aircraft and motor trades, contractors to H.M. Government departments, manufacturers of special purpose machinery, dropper pinning machines, tow to top machines, and specialised manufacturers of tubular needles. 600 employees. [1]

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