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GEC-Elliott Automation

From Graces Guide
1975.

Note: This is a sub-section of GEC

of Elstree Way, Borehamwood, Herts

1968 A major reorganisation of AEI and English Electric (including Elliott Automation) was carried out after they were acquired by GEC. In electronics, 2 separate companies were created[1]:

1969 4 main groups were established within GEC-Elliott Automation to manage the various activities grouping together similar activities under a single management[2]:

Others were[3]:

1969 A 4th generation computer, not for business data processing applications, would be developed jointly between GEC-Marconi and GEC-Elliott Automation[4].

1970 Advertised for staff for [5]:

1975 The Telecommunications, Electronics and Automation subsidiaries included:[6]

1979 Formation of Fisher International, brought together the Fischer Controls subsidiary of Monsanto, and GEC's process controls and control valve division.[7]. This involved GEC-Elliott Control Valves at Rochester and GEC-Marconi Process Control at Leicester and Lewisham.[8]

By 1988 GEC's Automation and Control activities produced £551M sales; the activities included Avery weighing machines, Gilbarco and Avery-Hardoll petrol pumps for garages and systems, and GEC Traffic Automation[9]

1997 Satchwell Controls Co did not fit the company under its new management so was sold to Siebe[10]

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, December 20, 1968
  2. The Times, 8 February 1969
  3. The Times, 27 November 1969
  4. The Times, 8 May 1969
  5. The Times , Oct 01, 1970
  6. 1975 Annual report
  7. The Times May 4, 1983
  8. The Times July 1, 1978
  9. The Times Jan. 9, 1989
  10. The Times, January 03, 1997