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S. W. Wilkinson and Co

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of Leicester, maker of machinery for manufacturing chemists

1896 business founded by Mr. S. W. Wilkinson

Specialized in machines for making, filling, and sealing medicinal gelatine capsules at one operation; mills for mixing and grinding the materials for the production of ointment, toilet cream, tooth paste; tablet-compressing machines for producing medicinal tablets in large numbers.

These machines later became used in the plastic materials industry.


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