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Plessey Company Ltd., Ilford, Essex, as technical representative in the Government Contracts Division. From 1939-1942 he was head of the aero engine branch at the Air Ministry and afterwards served with the British Air Commission in U.S.A. Under this heading are published monthly news of recent professional appointments, industrial developments and business changes, etc. Specialloid Limited Specialloid Limited of North Finchley, N.12, have British Council Science Post Churchill Machine Tool Co. appointed Mr A. F. Eca da Silva, Rua Candido Mr E. Bolton King, an Oxford graduate in Physics, After being 35 years on the staff of the Churchill Mendes 105—apto 501, Rio de Janeiro, as Resident formerly Managing Director of the Oxford Instru Machine Tool Co. Ltd., Broadheath, near Manches Sales Engineer in Brazil as from February 15th, 1948. ter. Mr H. Longthorpe retired from service with the ments Company, and during the war a member of the Mr Eca, who has had considerable experience in the company on March 31st. Ministry of Supply Rocket Team, has been appointed Brazilian motor trade, will be responsible for the Director of the Science Department of the British interests in that country of Specialloid Limited and Effingham Steel Works Ltd. Council. other manufacturers for whom they act as export Mr P. C. Tarrant and Mr T. J. P. Hansom have agents to Brazil. These include The Glacier Metal Co. Retirement of B.T.H. Director been appointed Directors of the Effingham Steel Limited, Harold Andrew Grinding Company, The Mr H. A. Lingard, Director of Lamps and Lighting Works Ltd., Washford Road, Sheffield. Steel-Tite Piston Ring Co. Limited and Prince Sales, and a member of the Boards of the British The company, who specialize in the manufacture of (Kingston) Engineers Limited. Thomson-Houston Company Ltd., of 9 Langley Road, hot and cold rolled steel strip, including galvanized, Mr Eca will maintain the closest relationship with Watford, and other companies, is shortly to retire tinned, hardened and tempered and polished strip, the existing Specialloid Distributors, Messrs Auto from active service owing to ill-health. He will con was one of the first firms in the country to start in Diesel Importadora S.A. Av. Gen. Olympia da tinue to act on behalf of the British Thomson- this trade. Silveira 160, Sao Paulo, and Messrs Cranston Wood- Houston Co. Ltd., in an advisory capacity, and his Mr Tarrant has for many years acted as Works head and Co. Limited, Caixa, Postal 500, Porto place on the Board of Directors will be taken by Mr Manager, and Mr Hansom as Secretary, in which Alegre Brazil, and will also be responsible for appoint V. C. H. Creer, whose appointment dates from May 1. capacities they will continue to serve the company. ing further distributors in Brazil. Chloride Electrical Storage Co. New Macrome Director New Westland Director Mr Bernard Kerby, Press and Public Relations Mr G. F. Thick, who has been General Manager Officer to the Chloride Electrical Storage Co. Ltd., and The Directors of Westland Aircraft Limited, since 1945, has been appointed to the Board of its Associated Companies, has resigned his post and Directors of Macrome Limited, Aldersley, Wolver Yeovil, Somerset, announce that The Hon. Charles emigrated, for family health reasons, to South Africa. hampton. M. McLaren has been appointed a Director of the He left the company on May 21st and his Company. departure was fixed for the 24th. Percival.Aircraft Limited His friends in the motor, electrical, engineering and Mr F. E. Weick Wing Commander H. P. Powell, A.F.C., A.R.Ae.S., aircraft industries will wish to note that, until such a R.A.F. (retd.), has been appointed Senior Test Pilot time as he receives a new appointment in South Africa, Mr Fred E. Weick, designer of the Engineering and to Percival Aircraft Limited, following the departure he will always be traceable c/o the following address: Research Corporation's Ercoupe, has been appointed from the Company of Mr L. T. Carruthcrs. The Chloride Electrical Storage Co., South Africa Distinguished Professor and Research Engineer at (Pty.) Ltd., 1301 Escom House, Rissik Street, Texas A. and M. College. He will direct the Personal The Plessey Company Johannesburg. Aircraft Research Centre being established in the Mr Kerby's successor will be Mr Richard Clements, Group-Captain P. 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Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology – Emerald Publishing
Published: Jun 1, 1948
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