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Simon Engineering

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of Dudley

Registered office Cheadle Heath, Stockport

1960 Company formed by the merger of the 2 parents of the Simon Engineering Group: Henry Simon (Holdings) Ltd and Simon-Carves Ltd[1].

1968 Combined mobile crane and working platform

c.1970 Acquired SPL International[2]

1977 The Simon Group's software subsidiary, SPL International, agreed in principle to join the Insac marketing venture[3]

1977 Sold SPL International to NDC Systems SA of Canada and the National Enterprise Board[4]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 26 May 1961
  2. The Times, Oct 07, 1977
  3. The Times, Jun 18, 1977
  4. The Times , Oct 07, 1977