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Carclo Engineering Group plc of Ossett
1924 Carclo was established as a manufacturer of card clothing – a consumable wire product used in the combing of textile fibres prior to spinning.
1979 Acquired the English Card Clothing Co
1993 Acquired Arthur Lee and Sons
In 1997 the group undertook a series of acquisitions and disposals to progressively focus on higher growth technical plastics businesses which were funded through the disposal of non-core wire and steel businesses.