Goodwin Barsby are a Leicestershire based manufacturer of Crushers and screens. The company was started in 1871 as an Iron foundry by Samuel Goodwin and william Barsby.
1871 - Company founded by Samuel Goodwin and William Barsby.
1890s - Started manufacturing Crushers for the local Iron industry in Leicestershire.
19? Taken over by Leyland & then grouped in the 'Special products' division with Aveling Barford after Leylands reorganisation in the 1970's to form British Leyland Motor Corporation.
1982 - Management Buy Out (MBO) by D.I. Sydenham, D. Auty, M. Mills
1989 - Taken over by Boliden-Allis of Sweden.
199? - Boliden-Allis taken over by Svedala of Norway
2001 - Acquired by Metso during Nordberg / Svedala Merger.
 2006 - GB Acquired by CMS Cepcor (European supplier of crusher & screen in plant spare parts owned by D.I. Sydenham) - from Metso. CMS was formerly  Crusher Manganese Steel Ltd. before acquiring Cepcor from the South African OZZ Group in 2005.
2006 - GB relaunches the popular single Jaw toggle crusher.
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Single Jaw toggle
Double jaw toggle
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A Goodwin Barsby Jaw crusher mounted on a trailer with feed hopper and output elevator added. used for demonstrations at Holcot Steam Rally
A number of older Goodwin Barsby crushers can be seen at some of the
steam rallies in the working area.Often these are driven by a Traction engine or an early tractor like a Field Marshall with a heavy fly wheel suited to belt drive. Some smaller examples are driven by Stationary Engines.
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