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Crane's Screw (Holdings)

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Maker of bolts, screws, fasteners, castors, etc, of Birmingham

presumably successor to Cranes Screw and Colgryp Castor Co

1960 Public company incorporated; share placing by Birmingham Industrial Trust[1]

1975 Sold the Colgryp subsidiary, makers of castors, to a management buyout, Colgryp Castor and Pressings Ltd[2]

1976 Acquired by Armstrong Equipment; Industrial and Commercial Finance Corporation had been a substantial shareholder[3]

1984 Company liquidated[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jul 18, 1960
  2. The Times, Sep 02, 1975
  3. The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Nov 17, 1976
  4. London Gazette 3 July 1984