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British Industrial History

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22nd March 1941.
May 1944.
June 1944.
December 1945
June 1949.

Londex of 207 Anerley Road, London.

1937 Maker of Current Output Limiter, and Metering System.

1962 Maker of specialized electrical control equipment; acquired by Elliott Automation[1]

1967 GEC acquired Elliott Automation as part of the take-over of English Electric.

1974 Designed, engineered and installed a continuous counting machine to monitor the output from the printing presses at the Daily Mirror printing plant.[2]

1976 As a subsidiary of GEC, the company agreed with its workers an arrangement which allowed funding of a new at factory at Penge[3]

Also known as GEC Londex

1983 Manufacturer of industrial components; acquired by Cambridge Instruments[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Aug 02, 1962
  2. The Engineer 1974/08/22 and 1974/08/29
  3. The Times Sep 03, 1976
  4. The Times, Oct 06, 1983