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Murex Welding Processes

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1933. Machine for Testing Welds.
Aug 1935. GWR Centenary.
September 1937.
June 1949.
July 1949.
December 1950.
January 1951.
Sept 1953.
March 1957.

of Waltham Cross, Herts.

of Ferry Lane Works, Forest Road, Walthamstow, London, E17.

1915 Company founded.

1918 Private company Alloy Welding Processes was formed

1930 Alloy Welding Processes, Ltd. was amalgamated with Murex, Ltd.

1931 Name changed - Murex formed a subsidiary Murex Welding Processes Ltd

1937 Electric welders. [1]

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

1960 Murex welding electrodes.

1961 Manufacturers and patentees of Murex arc welding electrodes and suppliers of complete welding plant and accessories. 800 employees. [2]

1967 Murex was acquired by British Oxygen Co[3]

1968 BOC closed its Quasi-Arc plant at Bilston and concentrated electrode production at Waltham Cross[4]

See Also


Sources of Information

  • Mining Year Book 1960. Published by Walter E. Skinner. Advert p104