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Mono Pumps

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November 1953.

of Mono House, 67 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1.

of Guide Bridge, Audenshaw near Manchester.

1935 Private company.

1939 Acquired J. and E. Arnfield Ltd, general and textile engineers of Audenshaw near Manchester.[1].

1944 Acquired by Gallaher Ltd in order to ensure that company could re-equip its factories after the War[2].

1956 Bid for Larmuth and Bulmer which was accepted by the directors[3]. Mono Pumps was a subsidiary of Gallaher Ltd.

1960 Advert. Pumps. of 1 Sekforde Street, London EC1.

1961 Manufacturers of pumps used for pumping liquids, viscous fluids and moist pulps. Also manufacture powder pumps and domestic water and mine pumps.

1962 Disposed of Larmuth and Bulmer to Winget Gloucester[4].

1967 Mono Pumps (Engineering) Ltd was formed to promote the manufacture and sale of small sewage plant and associated pumps[5].

1969 Metering Pumps Ltd was acquired[6].

1971 Acquired F. A. Hughes and Co from BP, extending Mono's business in dosing and proportioning pumps[7].

1972 Acquired E. T. Oakes Ltd, makers of continuous mixing machinery for the food and chemical industries, with its subsidiary Stainless Steel Pumps, makers of positive lobe pumps which were sold to the same markets at Mono's[8]. The vendor was the US E. T. Oakes Corporation[9].

1973 The various pumps businesses in Gallahers were brought together as Mono Group.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 21 April 1939
  2. The Times, 22 May 1953
  3. The Times, 11 September 1956
  4. The Times, 20 August 1962
  5. The Times, 31 March 1970
  6. The Times, 31 March 1970
  7. The Times, 2 January 1971
  8. The Times, 2 April 1973
  9. The Times, 18 July 1972
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1951. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p218
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1960. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p218
  • 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE