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of Ferry Lane, Brentford

1954 Varley Pumps and Engineering, subsidiary of Food Machinery and Chemical Corporation of USA, acquired C. F. Douglas and Co, of The Strand, London, agents for the parent company[1]

1960 Advert. Pumping equipment. Incorporating Charles E. Douglas and Co. [2]

1963 Food Machinery and Chemical Corporation changed its name to FMC[3]

1969 Manufacturer of hydraulic pumps and agricultural machinery[4].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Nov 08, 1954
  2. Mechanical World Year Book 1960. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p97
  3. The Times, Jan 23, 1963
  4. The Times, Sep 26, 1969