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Loewy Engineering Co

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Heavy engineering design and manufacture, of Poole

1936 Company formed by Ludwig Loewy

1946 Participated in a consortium of engineering companies which joined together in an enterprise which would use surplus factory space at Yeovil belonging to Westland[1]

1955 Order from Italy for a continuous medium strip mill[2]

1956 Order from the Patent Shaft and Axletree Co for a complete blooming and slabbing mill and a plate mill[3]

1960 Order from James Booth Aluminium for the mechanical side of a large aluminium rolling mill[4]

1966 Supplied extrusion presses to many places including Germany[5]

1966 Loewy Robertson Engineering was formed by the amalgamation of 2 TI heavy engineering subsidiaries: Loewy Engineering Co and W. H. A. Robertson and Co[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Dec 28, 1946
  2. The Times, Aug 13, 1955
  3. The Times, Apr 07, 1956
  4. The Times, Feb 19, 1960
  5. The Times, Jan 12, 1966
  6. The Times, Nov 23, 1966