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Scottish Machine Tool Corporation of Glasgow.
1937 Public company formed as an amalgamation of: James Bennie and Sons Ltd., G. and A. Harvey, Glasgow; Loudon Brothers Ltd, Johnstone; Craig and Donald Ltd, Johnstone; and James Allan Senior and Sons Ltd, Glasgow; the 4 machine tool companies had been profitable until 1921 when there was a recession in the heavy industries they served; all retained their separate autonomy, even though they had amalgamated. 
1961 Manufacturers of heavy and medium duty machine and shipyard tools, planing machines, turning lathes, wheel lathes and railway plant, tapping, boring and milling machines; power presses, press brakes and special purpose machine. 650 group employees.