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February 1943.

of Shell Mex House, Victoria Embankment, London, WC2

of 86 Strand, London WC2 (1961)[1]

Suppliers of "Cerromatrix", and of "Cerrobend", an alloy of tin, lead, cadmium and bismuth used for making tubes can be bent like solid rod, without risk of rupture or buckling.

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

1960 Formation of joint venture with the semiconductor division of Compagnie Francaise Thomson-Houston called M. C. P. Electronics to make gold-bonded Germanium diodes on a large scale, and other devices developed by the French company; the new company would market in the UK semiconductors made by the French company[2].

1972 Supplier/trader of Bismuth metal[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jul 20, 1961
  2. The Times, May 20, 1960
  3. The Times, Oct 27, 1972