Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

GKN Castings

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Note: This is a sub-section of GKN

of Bromsgrove, manufacturer of grey iron castings for the automotive industry, malleable iron components for the auto industry, castings in aluminium, magnesium and bronze alloys for the aircraft and marine industries.

1967 By the end of the year, to accommodate the acquisition of the Birfield Group, GKN Forgings and Castings had been split into GKN Forgings and GKN Castings[1]

The main subsidiaries of this sub-group were:[2]

1972 GKN Castings was renamed GKN Shotton[3]

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, December 29, 1967
  2. The Times, January 29, 1968
  3. The Times, January 7, 1972