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Warner, Swasey, Asquith

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of Halifax.

1959 Private company formed as joint venture between Asquith Machine Tool Corporation and the Warner and Swasey Co of Cleveland, Ohio, to make certain sizes of Warner and Swasey chucking automatic machine tools. Sales would be handled by Drummond-Asquith (Sales) who would also handle the whole Warner and Swasey range in the UK.[1]

1961 Machine tool makers. [2]

1970 Staveley Industries's holding in the company was sold.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Apr 21, 1959
  2. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  3. The Times, Mar 03, 1970