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Macfarlan Smith

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1960 T. and H. Smith merged with J. F. Macfarlan and Co to become Macfarlan Smith.

1962 With another Scottish company, Duncan, Flockhart and Co, formed a new organization, Edinburgh Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (EPI)[1] which was largely concerned with distribution and sales.

1963 Acquired by Glaxo

1990 Management buyout from Glaxo[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Nov 24, 1962
  2. The Times, August 14, 1990