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William Jack and Sons

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William Jack and Sons, makers of laundry equipment, of Glasgow

1930s William Jack set up his own business to make laundry presses, renting factory at Hillington

WWII Sub-contract work on Bailey bridges and other parts

Post-War: Contract to install 200 presses in H. M. ships. William's 3 sons entered the business.

1961 80% of the shares were sold to Baker, Perkins

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Sources of Information

  • History of William Jack [1]