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Modern Foundries

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Modern Foundries Ltd, Iron makers

Makers of Modifier iron

1935 Agents in the North Country and London Area were Leigh and Sillavan

By 1962 was part of Asquith Machine Tool Corporation

1968 The foundry was one of 2 which were kept open in Staveley Industries's rationalisation of the foundries in its machine tool division[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Feb 20, 1968