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Satchwell Controls of Slough
1962 New factories established at East Kilbride and further capacity being constructed at Maryport.
1963 the Rheostatic Company was renamed Satchwell Controls in honour of its founder and long-time leader Leonard Satchwell; 2 divisions - one at East Kilbride, the other at Slough.
1967 the company was part of Elliott Automation, which was itself absorbed by the English Electric Company and so became part of the General Electric Company (GEC), the largest electrical manufacturer in Britain.