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Masson, Scott and Co

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1916. Photographic paper coating machines. Made by Mather and Platt in conjunction with Masson Scott.

Manufacturer of paper-making machinery, general engineers and millwrights, of Summerstown, Wandsworth, London SW17.

1877 Established by Andrew Masson and Robert Scott

By 1883 presumably Masson, Scott, and Butrani

1888 Masson, Scott and Berham were paper-makers engineers of Battersea; they were charged with selling the machinery of a paper mill[1]

1932 Company incorporated as general engineers and millwrights, specialist in paper making machinery

1937 Company incorporated to acquire the business; customers included most of the large paper making concerns[2]

1957 Joint venture with Walmsley (Bury) Ltd to combine resources on making winders; a jointly-owned company was formed British Winders Ltd; formation of a joint sales company[3]

1963 Agreement with Molins Machine Co to acquire their subsidiary Thrissell Engineering Co to be paid in shares which would give Molins 52 percent of the equity; name to be changed to Masson Scott Thrissell Engineering[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Apr 09, 1888
  2. The Times, Feb 19, 1937
  3. The Times, Dec 09, 1957
  4. The Times, Jul 31, 1963