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Finney Presses

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Makers of hydraulic presses, of Birmingham

1954/5 Acquired by Metal Industries; the company would complement the presses business of Fawcett, Preston and Co[1].

1957 New applications were developed for the Grier-Mercier hydro-pneumatic accumulators[2]

1958 Merged into Fawcett Preston; operations were concentrated at Bromborough and Birmingham was closed[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jan 21, 1955
  2. The Times , Jul 11, 1957
  3. The Times, Jul 09, 1958