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HARLAND SIMON ACQUIRES JOHN BROWN AUTOMATION

Assembly Automation

ISSN: 0144-5154

Article publication date: 1 January 1991

Abstract

LAST OCTOBER A LEADING BRITISH ASSEMBLY AUTOMATION COMPANY, JOHN BROWN AUTOMATION, WAS ACQUIRED BY THE HARLAND SIMON GROUP. DEREK HARBOUR, MANAGING DIRECTOR OF HARLAND SIMON AUTOMATION SYSTEMS, TALKED TO JACK HOLLINGUM ABOUT THE CONSEQUENCES OF THIS MOVE ‐ Following an elegant sequence of steps, Derek Harbour, who used to be managing director of John Brown Automation (JBA) now finds himself in charge of a larger organisation, Harland Simon Automation Systems, of which his old company is part, adding production implementation capability to a company with wide experience of computer‐assisted control of processes and production.

Citation

(1991), "HARLAND SIMON ACQUIRES JOHN BROWN AUTOMATION", Assembly Automation, Vol. 11 No. 1, pp. 29-31. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb004330

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