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Timsons

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Timson, Bullock and Barber, of Perfecta Works, Bath Road, Kettering, boot machinery manufacturers.

1896 Company founded.

1912 Private company.

1922 Manufactured shoe machinery, rotary printing machinery of special type.

1933 Name changed, presumably to Timsons

1961 Iron founders, manufacturing web-fed rotary printing presses and other machinery. [1]

1963 Agreement with Yarrow and Co for them to manufacture certain sizes of Timsons web feed offset printing presses[2]

2002 Won a Queen's Award for Enterprise[3]


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Sources of Information

  1. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  2. The Times, Nov 04, 1963
  3. The Times April 22, 2002