Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Loewy Engineering Co

From Graces Guide
1959.
1965.

Heavy engineering design and manufacture, of Poole

1936 Ludwig Loewy went into business in Britain.

1939 Industrial Planning Ltd was incorporated, offering planning services to industry

1946 Loewys participated in a consortium of engineering companies which joined together in an enterprise which would use surplus factory space at Yeovil belonging to Westland[1]

1955 Order from Italy for a continuous medium strip mill[2]

1956 Order from the Patent Shaft and Axletree Co for a complete blooming and slabbing mill and a plate mill[3]

1960 Order from James Booth Aluminium for the mechanical side of a large aluminium rolling mill[4]

1966 Supplied extrusion presses to many places including Germany[5]

1966 Loewy Robertson Engineering was formed by the amalgamation of 2 TI heavy engineering subsidiaries: Loewy Engineering Co and W. H. A. Robertson and Co[6]

1967 Industrial Planning Ltd changed its name to Loewy Engineering Co

1970 The name of Loewy Engineering Co Ltd was changed to Davy Manufacturing Co Ltd[7]

1982 The name of Davy Manufacturing Co Ltd was changed to Davy-Loewy Ltd[8]

1986 The name of Davy-Loewy Ltd was changed to Distington Engineering Contracting Ltd[9]

1987 EGM held at Workington. The name of Distington Engineering Contracting Ltd was changed to Davy (Distington) Ltd[10], a subsidiary of Davy McKee (Sheffield)


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Dec 28, 1946
  2. The Times, Aug 13, 1955
  3. The Times, Apr 07, 1956
  4. The Times, Feb 19, 1960
  5. The Times, Jan 12, 1966
  6. The Times, Nov 23, 1966
  7. Companies house filing
  8. Companies house filing
  9. Companies house filing
  10. Companies house filing