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Parker Foundry Co

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June 1898.
August 1899.
February 1901.
January 1902.
September 1902.
February 1911. Tropenas System.

of Derby.

1898 Company in business (see advert)

1922 Manufactured steel and malleable iron castings

Later became a subsidiary of F. H. Lloyd and Co

1965 Production problems overcome by use of the Carbon Dioxide moulding process in the foundry and carbon electric arc with compressed air in the dressing shop[1]

1988 Part of Triplex Lloyd. The foundry was closed and production transferred to the Lloyd foundry at Burton on Trent[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Jul 19, 1965
  2. The Times, 1988