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Bromford Iron and Steel Co

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Presumably a successor to Bromford Iron Co?

1961 Acquired by F. H. Tomkins[1]

1962 Designed and equipped Portugal's first cold-rolled steel-strip mill[2]

1965 Cooper Industries acquired Bromford Iron and Steel Co from F. H. Tomkins[3].

1973 Imported steel from Russia because of shortage of British-made steel[4]

2016 Currently trading

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Sep 24, 1962
  2. The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Oct 17, 1962
  3. The Times, 22 January 1965
  4. The Times, Jul 18, 1973