Hunting Plc

Hunting Plc

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Hunting plc is a leading British-based supplier to the oil and gas industry. Some 27% of the business is owned by the Hunting family. It is headquartered in London and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. The business was founded by Charles Hunting, a veterinary surgeon, in 1874 as a shipping business. The business, originally known as Hunting & Pattison, was managed by the founder's son, Charles Samuel Hunting, and comprised two sailing ships, the Genii and the Sylvia. In the 1890s the company invested in oil tankers and became a tanker broker. In the 1930s and 1940s, it diversified into aircraft maintenance and manufacturing as well as air transport, establishing Hunting Aircraft in 1944 by the purchase of Percival Aircraft: this business was absorbed into the British Aircraft Corporation in 1959show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134935883
  • 9786134935883