Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 150,171 pages of information and 235,402 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

A. E. Dean and Co

From Graces Guide
1921.

of Grafton Road, Croydon.

of Leigh Place, Brooke Street, Holborn, London, EC1. (1921)

Maker of medical X-ray equipment.

1890s Alfred E Dean was active; located in Grafton Road, Croydon

1921 The Diascope (see advert)

1954 Amalgamated with Watson and Sons (Electro-Medical) Ltd. becoming part of GEC Medical

1964 Controlling interest acquired by Elliott Automation.[1]

1981 GEC acquired Picker Corporation (American manufacturer of medical imaging equipment); Picker merged with the medical instrument division of Cambridge Instruments, GEC Medical, and American Optical to form Picker International.

1998 acquired CT division of Elscint, Ltd.

1999 Company name changed to Marconi Medical Systems.

2001 Marconi Medical Systems purchased by Philips Electronics; located at 25 Progress Way, Waddon, Croydon

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, May 28, 1964