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Follsain-Wycliffe Foundries

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November 1958.
November 1968.

of Lutterworth, near Rugby

1934 Wycliffe Foundry held the British licence for the Follsain metal treatment processy[1]. Follsain decided that the agreement would be implemented for formation of a new company to take over and exploit the licence for Britain - presumably [Follsain-Wycliffe Foundries]]

Was in existence by 1953[2].

c.1959 Name changed to Follsain Ltd[3]

1961 The company included Varatio-Strateline Gears, Campbell Gears and John Tann

1961 Acquired by Clayton Dewandre Holdings[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jan 02, 1934
  2. The Times Apr 22, 1955
  3. The Times, Mar 23, 1960
  4. The Times, Mar 27, 1962