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British Industrial History

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October 1922.
November 1922.

of Blackheath, Staffordshire

1920 Company founded

1949 Became private company

1953 Became public company

1961 General engineers, manufacturing hot, cold and electrically upset steel forgings, for motor car manufacturers, agricultural implements markets, railways and mining machinery manufacturers. Also manufacture nuts and bolts, and described as one of the largest manufacturers in the United Kingdom of valve forgings for internal combustion engines. 800 employees.[1]

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