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Part of the Powell Duffryn Group
1967 Peter Hamilton Equipment and Hydraulic Machinery reported record sales of Hy-Mac hydraulic excavators
1970 Rapid growth had led to sales of £10 million/year with a wide range of models but this had overstretched the company which was trading at a loss so the parent company had to make changes in the business
1974 Set up Hy-Mac Sales and Service to exploit home sales of excavators.
1979 Sold to German group IBH