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W. H. A. Robertson and Co

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October 1952.
November 1953.
1955. Bull-Block.[1]
1964. Witton Strip Mill.

of Bedford, makers of machinery for production of tubes, wires, sheets and rods.

1907 Private company.

1912 Exhibitor at the Non-Ferrous Metals Exhibition at the Royal Agricultural Halls.[2]

1952 Rolling mill equipment.

1961 General mechanical and electrical engineers. 1,000 employees. [3]

1966 Won order for a rolling mill for extra-thin plate for Steel Company of Wales to design by Loewy Engineering.[4]

1966 Amalgamation with another TI heavy engineering subsidiary, Loewy Engineering Co, to form Loewy Robertson Engineering.[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. Oxford Junior Encyclopaedia. Volume VIII. Engineering. Oxford University Press, 1955.
  2. The Times, 19 June 1912
  3. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  4. The Times, 1966
  5. The Times, Nov 23, 1966