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Fisher International

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1979 Formed by bringing together Fisher Controls, a subsidiary of Monsanto, and GEC's process controls and control valve division.[1]. This involved GEC-Elliott Control Valves at Rochester and GEC-Marconi Process Control at Leicester and Lewisham.[2]It was based in St Louis and had 2 factories in Britain. A new range of microprocessor-based process instrumentation would be launched.

1983 GEC had been moving into the sectors of microprocessor controls and process instruments. . The previous foray into this area, a share of Fisher International, was sold to Monsanto[3].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times May 4, 1983
  2. The Times July 1, 1978
  3. The Times May 4, 1983