Alfred Charles Cossor establishes company to manufacture scientific glassware
1875 & 1885
Alfred Charles is joined by his two sons, Alfred and Frank respectively
Produced their first glass manometer, using their glass blowing skills, known as the sphygmomanometer
Russian surgeon Nikolai Korotkoff first described the technique to measure diastolic pressure
Alfred Cossor branches out as ‘Cossor’ to diversify and offer manufacture thermionic valves, radios and electronics. Today a part of ‘Raytheon’.
Frank Cossor was joined by his son Frank, and the company expanded its product range to include thermometers, hydrometers, and syringes.
Adrian Cossor joined the company, this being the fourth generation. At this point the sphygmomanometer had become the main product of the company.
Release of the innovative Greenlight 300 device
ACCOSON acquired by HCE Medical Group to join its other subsidiaries in the manufacture and supply of medical goods to the professional market
Business relocated to Irvine, Scotland which allowed for closer working with GM Instruments, a subsidiary of HCE Medical Group.
Accoson introduces new product ranges of stethoscopes and a non-contact thermometer.