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of Possil Engine Works, Glasgow.
1875 Company founded.
1935 Private company.
1961 Manufacturers of heavy plate bending rolls; flanging presses; plate edge planers; plate straightening rolls; gap presses; cold frame benders; 4-column presses; notching presses and beam benders. Makers of the Hydrolevel plate-straightening rolls. 200 employees. 
1968 Queen's Award to Industry for Export Achievement 
Cloth testing machines. Exhibit at Armley Mill Museum
Also see Hugh Smith and Sons