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Masson Scott Thrissell Engineering

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Masson Scott Thrissell Engineering, maker of paper-making machinery, of London SW17.

1963 Masson, Scott and Co acquired the Thrissell Engineering Co subsidiary of Molins Machine Co; the price was to be paid in shares which would give Molins 52 percent of the equity; name to be changed to Masson Scott Thrissell Engineering[1]

1968 Installed a Butler plano-milling machine [2]

1970 Plan to build new factory in South Wales[3]

1971 Six letter sorting machines ordered for the Spanish post office[4]

1972 Closure of the plant at Hayes[5]. Wimbledon plant would be closed and Bristol expanded[6]

1973 Molins acquired the 45 per cent of the equity that it did not already own[7]

1982 After years of losses the company was restructured by its owners[8]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jul 31, 1963
  2. The Engineer 1968/08/09 p192
  3. The Times, Apr 02, 1970
  4. The Times Mar 04, 1971
  5. The Times, Feb 02, 1972
  6. The Times, Aug 25, 1972
  7. The Times, Apr 05, 1973
  8. The Times, Apr 01, 1982