25 years ago

7th March, 1986


MARSHALL Tractors, the Gainsborough manufacturing company, is back in British ownership this week after a mere three days in American hands.

And plans have already been set in motion to get the wheeled tractor production line operating again within a month, restoring even more jobs of those lost when the Gainsborough-based companies in the Nickerson industrial empire collapsed in September.

Spokesman for the new owners, Bentall Simplex Industries Limited, said that up to 100 workers could be re-engaged within a short time.