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Marwin Cutting Tools

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Owned by Marwin (Holdings)

1974 Launched a range of spiral end milling cutters to make tungsten carbide a strong competitor for high speed steel.

Small but more profitable than sister company Marwin Machine Tools, maker of high technology numerically controlled machine tools.

Marwin Cutting Tools dominated supply to the British aircraft industry and had a strong postion in Europe. Marwin virtually made all its own carbide.

Managing Director: Sid Woodford Deputy Managing Director: Denis Wale Commercial Director: Dr. Jim Furby[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1974/03/07