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October 1952.

Makers of air conditioning equipment, of Burlington Road, London SW6

1954 Advertised that supplied governments and oil companies throughout the world[1]

1959 Norcros acquired Temperature Ltd together with Island Craft Ltd which were under the same management and, together, were the largest maker of air conditioning units outside the USA[2].

1964 Offered 2 types of air conditioning systems for offices and other commercial buildings - Temkon Versatemp, heat recovery transfer system, and Temkon Incremental system for air conditioning of existing buildings[3]

1967 Norcros commissioned a new factory on the Isle of Wight for Temperature Ltd; half of the production was to be exported[4]

1995 Norcros sold the company[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jun 15, 1954
  2. The Times, Jan 31, 1959
  3. The Times, Dec 16, 1964
  4. The Times, Oct 16, 1967
  5. The Times, July 12, 1995