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Waite and Saville

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of Falcon Works, Otley.

1892 Company founded by Fred Waite, a former Dawson apprentice, and Jason Saville, a Bradford engineer; they built the first newspaper wrapping machine

1896 Private company.

1961 Printers engineers. 180 employees. [1]

1966 Acquired by Vickers Printing Machinery

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Sources of Information

  • [1] Crabtree Vickers history