Deritend Stamping Co
of Liverpool Street, Birmingham 4. Telephone: Victoria 2941. Telegraphic Address: "Horseshoes, Birmingham". (1937)
1900 Deritend Stamping was formed in Deritend, Birmingham.. There was one factory, with 6 hammers and a small die sinking shop, supplying components mainly to the cycle industry.
1904 Began supplying drop forgings to the motor industry.
1913 New works opened at Bescot to cope with demand
1914 Main customers were in automotive business, but also supplied makers of aeroplanes and dirigibles.
1936 Incorporated as a public company. Factories at Liverpool St, and Bescot Works, Wednesbury. The aircraft industry was one of the main customers. Starting to introduce light alloy drop stampings and pressings
1937 Drop forging and stamping 
1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Drop forgings for General Engineering requirements, Motor Car and Lorry Parts and Motor Cycle Fittings. Railway, Shipping and Tramway Work. Speciality: Hot Pressings in Yellow Metal, Duralumin and Aluminium. (Stand No. D.518) 
1957 Formation of Deritend Drop Forgings - presumably a subsidiary
1968 Improvement in performance reported; activities included castings, forgings, electrical installation and repairing
1969 The electrical divisions were merged to create Deritend Electrical Services Ltd.
1973 Deritend purchased Electro Dynamic Services Ltd, a provider of electrical equipment overhaul and repair solutions.
1987 The Deritend Stamping company was acquired by Christy Hunt
Sources of Information
-  Deritend Company website
- The Times, Jan 28, 1914
- The Times, Jun 22, 1936
- 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
- 1937 British Industries Fair Page 354
- The Times, Oct 17, 1953
- The Times, Aug 08, 1962
- The Times, Dec 11, 1968
- The Times, Oct 15, 1970
- The Times Oct 24, 1970
- The Times, May 15, 1980