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S. W. Wilkinson and Co

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of Little Holme Street, Leicester, maker of machinery for manufacturing chemists.

1896 business founded by Mr. S. W. Wilkinson

Specialized in machines for making, filling, and sealing medicinal gelatine capsules at one operation; mills for mixing and grinding the materials for the production of ointment, toilet cream, tooth paste; tablet-compressing machines for producing medicinal tablets in large numbers.

These machines later became used in the plastic materials industry.

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