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1965 Having been out of the UK market since WWII, Siemens AG of Germany re-established a presence in the country, forming Siemens (U.K.), a joint venture by Siemens and Halske AG and Siemens-Schuckert. Two of the directors, A. L. Foulger and J. D. Morton, came from Hackbridge Holdings, a company which had taken over Siemens' cable factory at Woolwich and held the Siemens name in Britain
Siemens (UK) planned to establish small-scale manufacturing in the UK, once the country had decided on its membership of the European Common Market.