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Dawson Brothers

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August 1949.
July 1962.
September 1962.

Dawson Brothers Ltd. of Gomersal, Leeds, Yorkshire.

1864 Company founded.

1902 Private company.

1961 Brewery and dairy engineers specialising in the manufacture of bottle washing and dish washing machinery, de-greasing and mechanical handling plant. 700 employees. [1]

1966 Merged with Barfos in a new company Dawson and Barfos Ltd[2]

1968 Manufacturers of bottling plant and industrial cleaning equipment. [3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  2. The Times, May 11, 1966
  3. The Engineer of 21st June 1968 p954