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Design and manufacture of electrical equipment for the capital goods and durable goods industries
Design and manufacture of electrical equipment for the capital goods and durable goods industries


A subsidiary of [[MS International]]
Laurence, Scott Ltd was a subsidiary of [[MS International]]


1986 The name of [[Laurence, Scott and Electromotors|Laurence, Scott]] Ltd was changed to [[Norcast]] Ltd. Subsidiaries were:<ref>1986 Annual report</ref>
1986 The name of [[Laurence, Scott and Electromotors|Laurence, Scott]] Ltd was changed to [[Norcast]] Ltd.
 
1986 Subsidiaries of Norcast Ltd were:<ref>1986 Annual report</ref>
* Laurence, Scott and Electromotors Ltd
* Laurence, Scott and Electromotors Ltd
* Laurence, Scott and Electromotors (Wolverhampton) Ltd
* Laurence, Scott and Electromotors (Wolverhampton) Ltd
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* Defence and Equipment Systems Ltd
* Defence and Equipment Systems Ltd
* S. M. (Blantyre) Ltd
* S. M. (Blantyre) Ltd
1986 '''Laurence, Scott and Electromotors''' Ltd and '''Laurence, Scott and Electromotors (Wolverhampton)''' Ltd were acquired by [[FKI Electricals]] and quickly returned to profit<ref> The Times, June 06, 1987</ref>


1987 The name of the company was changed to '''Notchlook''' Ltd
1987 The name of the company was changed to '''Notchlook''' Ltd

Revision as of 16:27, 20 November 2021

Design and manufacture of electrical equipment for the capital goods and durable goods industries

Laurence, Scott Ltd was a subsidiary of MS International

1986 The name of Laurence, Scott Ltd was changed to Norcast Ltd.

1986 Subsidiaries of Norcast Ltd were:[1]

  • Laurence, Scott and Electromotors Ltd
  • Laurence, Scott and Electromotors (Wolverhampton) Ltd
  • Laurence, Scott and Electromotors S.A. (Prorietary) Ltd
  • Defence and Equipment Systems Ltd
  • S. M. (Blantyre) Ltd

1986 Laurence, Scott and Electromotors Ltd and Laurence, Scott and Electromotors (Wolverhampton) Ltd were acquired by FKI Electricals and quickly returned to profit[2]


1987 The name of the company was changed to Notchlook Ltd

1988 Renamed Defence Equipment and Systems Ltd[3]. The company was a designer and manufacturer of specialist defence equipment.

1991 Name changed to MSI-Defence Systems Ltd

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Sources of Information

  1. 1986 Annual report
  2. The Times, June 06, 1987
  3. Companies house filing