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Engineers of Whitehall, Bristol.
Note: Strachan is pronounced 'strawn'
1900 Private company.
1914 Engineers. Specialities: electric tramway materials, paper bag making, printing machinery, electric telpherage conveying plants for transporting coal, coke of merchandise. Employees 249. 
1961 Engineers, specialising in design and manufacture of machinery for printing, paper converting, packaging, heavy mechanical handling, nuclear power stations and wagon marshalling equipment. 1,000 employees. 
1968 Queen's Award to Industry for Export Achievement and for Technological Innovation 
2008 Business acquired by Babcock International Group