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1820 Company founded.
1874 Public company.
1956 Name changed.
1958 Name changed.
1961 General engineers manufacturing general and specialised machinery and test equipment, wind tunnels, launchers for guided weapons, nuclear research and power station equipment, steel fabrications, dies and fixtures for motor industry. 950 employees.