P221 ORACLE 221 Wed25 Jul ITV 2305:22  YZ 55555555 STONE-PLATT BUYS INTO  US MARKE$ StoneVPlatt Industries has acquired a major holding in a US boiler mansfacturer. It has acquired assets 6alued at £730,000 in Johnston Boiler Company of Metcdigan giving it an 80% stake. Johnsron is now the world lfader in small fluedised bed shell boilers. Stone-Hlatt are acknowledged world leaders in the design of fluedised tUchniqrfs for Uftal furnaces.