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Stein and Atkinson

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Makers of high temperature furnaces, of Richmond, Surrey; Parnell House, 25 Wilton Road, Westminster, S.W.I.

1916 Private company formed by James Stanley Atkinson and ....

1960 Joint venture company, Foundry and Metallurgical Equipment Co Ltd, established with Efco to design, manufacture and supply foundry equipment [1]

1961 Combustion engineers, furnace designers and constructors. 300 employees.[2]

1962 Amalgamated with Stordy Engineering of Wolverhampton, specialists in lower temperature furnaces; company renamed Stein Atkinson Stordy[3]

1968 Stein et Roubaix SA of France owned 50 percent of the equity in the company, and acquired the majority of Delta Metal's holding in the company[4]

by 1971 had moved to Dorking, Surrey[5]

by 1990 had moved to Wolverhampton[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Feb 24, 1960
  2. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  3. The Times, Jan 08, 1962
  4. The Times, Mar 23, 1968
  5. The Times, Jun 11, 1971
  6. The Times, July 26, 1990