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Paterson Engineering Co

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October 1906.
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March 1912.
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December 1929.
1933. Gaseous Ammoniator.
1933. Automatic Chloronome.
February 1959.

of Amberley House, Norfolk Street, Strand. (1908)

of 74 Windsor House, Kingsway, London WC2. (1917)

of Temple Chambers, Calcutta, India

1902 Company incorporated by William Paterson

1917 Advert for water purification filters, softeners etc [1]

1955 Death of Sir William Paterson, founder of the company

By 1956 was a subsidiary of Portals Ltd[2]

1956 Acquired Metafiltration Co Ltd from Vokes[3].

1957 Acquired Houseman and Thompson[4] and also Vacuumatic Ltd, maker of paper and bank-note counting machinery, from the parent company[5]

1963 Merged its export interests with Candy Filter Co; new company formed to handle this business - Paterson Candy International Ltd[6]

1966 the Stellar Filter Division was merged with Metafiltration Co in a new company Stella-Meta Filters[7]

1974 Paterson Candy International was one of four British water treatment companies that had close research contacts with the Atomic Energy Authority at Harwell in relation to the physical properties of semi-permeable membranes for the osmosis process.[8]

1981 Paterson Engineering Co was voluntarily wound up[9]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Mechanical World Year Book 1917. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p201
  2. The Times, Jun 29, 1956
  3. The Times, Sep 08, 1956
  4. The Times, Jul 03, 1958
  5. The Times, Jul 22, 1957
  6. The Times, Jul 03, 1963
  7. The Times, Jul 06, 1966
  8. The Engineer 1974/05/30
  9. The Edinburgh Gazette 22 May 1981