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Ormerod Shapers

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of Hebden Bridge

Makers of shaping machines and slotting machines

1931 Ormerod Brothers became a subsidiary of Kitchen and Wade and was renamed Ormerod Shapers Ltd.

Later taken over by Asquith Machine Tool Corporation, who in turn were taken over by Staveley Industries

1967 The factory was closed.

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