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1963 Merger of Weatherfoil and Andrew Air Conditioning, both subsidiaries of Powell Duffryn[1]

1966 Acquired half of the new French company established by Brockhouse Steel Structures to exploit the C.L.A.S.P. industrialised building system[2]

1968 The activities of H. J. Cash, a subsidiary of John Laing and Son, were transferred to the company[3]

1969 Started a major development of low temperature air conditioning for the food processing industry in anticipation of the effects of changes in government regulations[4]

1988 Still part of Powell Duffryn

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jan 04, 1963
  2. The Times, Sep 09, 1966
  3. The Times, Oct 04, 1968
  4. The Times, Nov 04, 1969