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of Tipton.

1907 Private company.

1950 Name changed.

1961 Designers and manufacturers of coal screening, washing and breaking plant, structural steel work bunkers and plate work, wagon marshalling gear for railway sidings, and colliery tub retarders. 400 employees. [1]

1966 Hampson Jig Tool and Automation acquired Nortons-Tividale South Africa (Proprietary) Ltd.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  2. The Times, Feb 10, 1969