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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.