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Ransome Hoffmann Pollard Co were bearing manufacturers.
1969 The Industrial Reorganisation Corporation supported the formation of a new bearings group Ransome Hoffmann Pollard Co by amalgamating Ransome and Marles Bearing Co, Pollard Ball and Roller Bearing Co and Hoffmann Manufacturing Co.
1974 I. H. Owen appointed as managing director of RHP's industrial bearings division. He was previously director and general manager of the transmission and automotive division.
1974 Opened its fully automated production line for ball bearings which it spent £2,500,000 which was understood at the time to be the largest single capital investment project in the engineering industry.
1974 Acquired MTE
1982 By now it was a subsidiary of Ingersoll Rand. It was stated RHP held the biggest share of business with BL sending five million bearings a year to the company for clutches, gearboxes and wheelhubs.
1986 Acquired the capacitor business of Salford Electrical Instruments, and two fire and explosion control companies from Allegheny International - Graviner and Deugra of Germany . Sold Muirhead Data Communications to the Crosfield Electronics subsidiary of De La Rue
1987 Awarded the 1986 Natwest Engineering Marketing Award