Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,484 pages of information and 245,913 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

TI Matrix

From Graces Guide

1969 Tube Investments acquired Coventry Gauge and Tool Co, makers of "Matrix" tools, to join its other machine tool companies[1]

1974 Within Tube Investments' newly constituted Machine Division, the machine tool group included: Charles Churchill, Matrix Machine Tools, Matrix Engineering, Newcast Foundries, Matrix-Churchill International and Matrix-Churchill Corporation of USA; Walter T. Lees was appointed managing director of this group[2]

1978 A much modified TI Matrix grinder achieved a ten-times increase in productivity[3]

1980 Sales of TI's numerically controlled machine tools, TI Matrix and TI Churchill hit a record[4]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, May 13, 1969
  2. The Times Sept. 12, 1974
  3. The Times (London, England), Thursday, Apr 13, 1978
  4. The Times May 13, 1980