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Frys Diecasting

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of Merton Abbey, London, Stourbridge, and Jarrow, pressure diecasters in zinc, aluminium and magnesium; gravity diecasters in aluminium-bronze and brass

1944 Goodlass, Wall and Lead Industries Ltd acquired Fry's Metal Foundries and its subsidiaries except Fry's Diecasting[1].

1946 With J. Stone and Co, Fry's Diecasting formed a joint company, Stone-Fry Magnesium Ltd at Merton, for the manufacture of pressure die-casting in Magnesium.

1955 Goodlass, Wall and Lead Industries Ltd acquired the issued share capital of Fry's Diecasting for cash[2].

1961 Through Fry's Diecasting, Goodlass, Wall and Lead Industries acquired the die-casting activities of Sparklets, part of British Oxygen Co.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 6 January 1944
  2. The Times, 8 July 1955