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J. W. Jackman and Co

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December 1929.
1951. Rock-Over Jolt Machine.

of Vulcan Works, Blackfriars Road, Salford (Manchester).

1900 The Business of The Pridmore Molding Machine European Agency from here on was carried out by J. W. Jackman and Co who moved to larger premises at 39, Victoria-street. J. W. Jackman and Co represented the Whiting Foundry Equipment Company of Chicago; and the Buffalo Forge Company of Buffalo; and made a specialty of foundry equipment in all of its branches.[1]

1904 Private company.

Jackman's premises in 1915 occupied a small, basically triangular area at the acute corner of the junction between Blackfriars Road and King Street, Salford.[2].

1937 Manufacturers of foundry plant and blast machines and metal testing machines. [3]

1953 Minerals Separation acquired J. W. Jackman and Co which would be largely complementary to its subsidiary Foundry Services Ltd[4].

1961 Foundry plant and equipment manufacturers and producers of core blowing machines, continuous moulding machines, and shot blast appliances. [5]

1964 Jackmans was part of Foseco when it was floated by Minerals Separation[6].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1900/03/30 p 343.
  2. The Godfrey Edition Old Ordnance Survey Maps: 'Manchester (NW) & Central Salford 1915': [1]
  3. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  4. The Times, 13 May 1953
  5. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  6. The Times, 8 July 1964