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Weir-Catton

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1958 G. and J. Weir and Catton and Co combined their (steel and non-ferrous metal) foundry operations in a new company Weir-Catton which would acquire Cattons and Argus foundry from Weirs; the name of Argus foundry was changed to Weir Foundries[1]

1959 G. and J. Weir Holdings Ltd [2] held 50 percent interest in foundry company Weir-Catton which had 2 operating subsidiaries: Weir Foundries Ltd, and Catton and Co Ltd of Leeds.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jul 17, 1958
  2. The Times, May 09, 1959