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of High Wycombe, maker of spark-erosion machine

c.1971 Company founded by Frederick Hanebeck

1973 The company was advertising for staff

1976 National Enterprise Board invested for 30 percent of the equity of the company[1] to help attack export markets

1981 British Technology Group made further investment, taking the total up to 49 percent[2]

1982 Receiver appointed[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Sep 15, 1976
  2. The Times, Jul 24, 1981
  3. The Times, Apr 22, 1982