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Simplex Dairy Equipment Co

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September 1947.
Restored Simplex Milking Pump.
Restored Simplex Milking Pump.
Restored Simplex Milking Pump.

of Sawston

1936 Private company.

1958 Became a subsidiary of GEC[1]

1961 Manufacturers of milking machines, metal cow stalls, farm buildings and water bowls.[2]

1975 GEC owned 95 percent of the ordinary shares

1981 GEC sold Simplex of Cambridge, Simplex Hosier and Simplex of Ireland[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Sep 05, 1958
  2. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  3. 1982 GEC Annual report