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R. H. Windsor

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November 1953.
Windsor Injection Moulding Machine. Model E4. Serial number 1099. Order 22093. Muroplas
Windsor Injection Moulding Machine. Model E4. Serial number 1099. Order 22093. Muroplas
Windsor Injection Moulding Machine. Model E4. Serial number 1099. Order 22093. Muroplas
Windsor Injection Moulding Machine. Model E4. Serial number 1099. Order 22093. Muroplas
Windsor Injection Moulding Machine. Model E4. Serial number 1099. Order 22093. Muroplas

Maker of injection moulding and extrusion equipment for plastics; factories at Chessington, Hanworth and Wembley

1941 Imre Gaspar developed his first injection moulding machine for R. H. Windsor

c.1947 Company incorporated

1953 Acquired J. R. Collyear Ltd, engineers[1]

By 1955 had acquired Klaxon Co

1956 Camp Bird announced it had a close working relationship with R. H. Windsor[2].

1956 Minority interest owned by Camp Bird[3].

1958 The R H Windsor holding company acquired a majority interest in Webley and Scott, general engineers and gun makers; Webley and Scott in turn acquired a majority holding in R. H. Windsor; the merger would provide extra capacity for Windsor machines[4] [5].

1961 Arusha Industries, having acquired Webley and Scott, owned the company[6]

c.1967 was owned by General and Engineering Industries[7]

1969 The plastics machinery business was acquired by GKN which was building a larger group of plastics machinery interests[8]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Sep 19, 1953
  2. The Times, 15 February 1956
  3. The Times, 11 May 1956
  4. The Times, Oct 17, 1958
  5. The Times, 1 December 1958
  6. The Times, Jul 26, 1961
  7. The Times, Dec 16, 1967
  8. The Times, Mar 12, 1969