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Toledo Woodhead Springs

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1937 Frank Woodhead, brother of Jonas, resigned from Jonas Woodhead and Sons. He then registered the company, closely competing with his brother's firm[1]

1937 Private company.

1950 Company made public.

1961 Suspension equipment manufacturers. 400 employees. [2]

1969 Toledo Woodhead Springs accepted offer from Jonas Woodhead and Sons in preference to lower offer from Armstrong Equipment. Toledo owned 60 percent of Tolwood Multifasteners[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Oct 20, 1969
  2. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  3. The Times, 6 November 1969