June 2022 marks the 50th anniversary of Norfolk-based farming equipment manufacturer Nicholson.
Founded in June 1972 by David Nicholson and Sidney Cornwall, his previous boss, the family business designs and manufactures a range of harvesting and processing equipment. With a strong reputation both at home and abroad, it exports about 65 per cent of its production.
Originally set up to repair farming equipment, Nicholson developed into a manufacturer, making specialist agricultural machinery. The company is best known for its Onion Top Tailer, which was the original product to market and remains the best top tailer available.
Recognised as the market leader for cleaning to produce unsurpassed market presentation, the Nicholson Top Tailer is used all over the world by packers needing to maintain high customer standards
Nicholson now employs 21 people, including family members and several members of staff who have been with the company for more than 25 years.