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February 1968. Fisholow.
January 1969.

of South Boundary Road, Kirkby, Liverpool.

1966 Fisher and Ludlow linked with Parkinson Cowan who were seeking new products and capacity; Fisher-Bendix was formed to bring together the manufacturing and marketing operations; Hugh Barker, chairman of Parkinsons, became chairman of Fisher-Bendix too [1].

1968 Parkinson Cowan purchased Fisher-Bendix.

1971 Continuing losses at Fisher-Bendix contributed to Parkinson Cowan being taken over by Thorn, becoming part of Thorn Gas Appliances

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 24 February 1971