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Western Manufacturing

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January 1952.
Sept 1956.

Western Manufacturing (Reading) Ltd. of The Aerodrome, Woodley, Reading.

1929 Company founded.

1935 Public company.

1955 Merger with Adamant Engineering Co of Luton to form Adamant and Western Engineering[1].

1961 Light precision engineers, engaged in manufacture of aircraft accessories, printing machinery and other equipment. 1,000 employees. [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times 12 February 1955
  2. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE