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British Industrial History

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2001 Williams Fairey Engineering, a subsidiary of Kidde plc, changed its name to WFEL Ltd[1]

2006 Acquired by management from Kidde plc

2012 Known as builder of military bridges. Dunedin Partners sold WFEL to Krauss-Maffei Wegmann, land defence systems provider[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Companies House filing
  2. The Times May 23, 2012