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English Electric-Arc Welding Co

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1963 Wickman merged its subsidiary making welding electrodes, Arc Manufacturing, with the welding division of English Electric Co, to form a joint venture English Electric-Arc Welding Co Ltd[1]

1966 English Electric acquired Wickman's 50 percent interest in English Electric-Arc Welding Co[2]. English Electric integrated the business with its related activities in Accrington and Liverpool.

1969 Acquired by Philips Electrical[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Aug 16, 1963
  2. The Times, Mar 22, 1966
  3. The Times, Aug 22, 1969