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Norbro Engineering

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of Bolney, Sussex

presumably the company of the Norris Brothers - Eric, Kenneth and Lewis

Makers of pneumatic actuators, sold by Worcester Controls Corporation worldwide

1973 Won a Design Council award for a torque unit (torque meter?)[1]

1973 Acquired by Worcester Controls Corporation of USA[2]

Presumably subsequently renamed Worcester Controls.

1978 Worcester Controls Corporation was acquired by BTR.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Apr 27, 1973
  2. The Times, Jun 26, 1973
  3. The Engineer July 1978