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Anderton-Forco Industries

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of Ilford, Essex

1966 Southcros changed its name to Anderton-Forco[1]

1967 Sold some subsidiaries, involved in advertising and other business[2], especially Bell Toys, and Connell, May and Steavenson[3]; Brett Daniels, the refrigerator operation, was closed; the company was expected to be profitable from this point[4]

1970 Had expanded overseas; 6 subsidiaries organised under a new company, Anderton International had developed laundry systems and dryer for the commercial laundry market[5]

1973 Acquired by Aurora Gear and Engineering Co

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Aug 20, 1966
  2. The Times, Apr 03, 1967
  3. The Times, April 3, 1967
  4. The Times, Jan 12, 1968
  5. The Times Sep 11, 1970