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Distributor, rebuilder and servicer of machine tools, of Cheshire
1973 Acquired a private company involved in motor dealing and distribution, and plant hire
1985 Sold Fisher (Cleveleys), precision tool manufacturer to Parkfield Group.
By this time UEI had an international reputation as a pioneer in the field of advanced technology. It had 4 areas of business: sound and vision, text and graphics, scientific, and advanced engineering.
1989 Acquired by Carlton Communications for its expertise in television and video technology.