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Duport Foundries

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May 1950.
September 1968.

of Dudley Port, Staffs.

of Tipton

1930 Company incorporated[1]

1934 Iron founders, of Dudley Port[2]

1946 Subsidiary of Vono Ltd when it went public

1946 One of the subsidiary companies of Vono Ltd when it was converted to a public company[3]

Later the name of the group was changed to Duport

1973 Duport acquired John Harper and Co

1981 The Duport Foundries company became Duport Harper Foundries

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Companies House filings
  2. 1934 Kelly's Directory of Engineering, Hardware & Metal Trades - Volume 1
  3. The Times, 2 August 1946