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1962 As part of the reorganization of the company's activities concerning, nuts, bolts, screws, fasteners etc., a new company was formed GKN Bolts and Nuts; the existing Guest, Keen and Nettlefolds (Midlands) was renamed GKN Screws and Fasteners
c1964 Introduced the Phillips Pozidriv recessed head screw, which replaced the older Phillips head in British industry within a year, an achievement which was said to set an example for Europe and USA
1966 One of 7 groups in GKN after reorganisation; it included:
1981 GKN Screws and Fasteners was one of many British companies which announced redundancies