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of Hammersmith, London

1894 Company founded.

1913 Private company registered in the U.K.

c.1925 Bryant and May acquired 50% of Chambon of Hammersmith, which operated in conjunction with the older, French company of Machines Chambon S.A. of Paris, which owned the other half[1].

1961 Manufacturers of multi-colour rotary printing machines, slitting and rewinding machines and specialised machinery for a variety of industries. 240 employees.

1972 Order for rotary letterpress printing machinery received from India[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 29 September 1955
  2. The Times Oct 17, 1972