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of Gorseinon, Swansea, South Wales. Works: Amman; Cambria; Dyffryn; Dynevor; Gorseinon; Grovesend; Hendy; Mardy.
Later became the Grovesend Group.
1913 Acquired Raven Tinplate Co
Became part of Folland Group
1922 Incorporated as a private company to take over existing businesses of tinplate and steel sheet manufacturers previously private partnerships - plant included Grovesend Steel Works, Grovesend Tinplate Works, Amman tinplate works, Cambria tinplate works, Gorseinon tinplate works, Hendy tinplate works, Raven Sheet and Galvanising Works, Bryngwyn Steel and Galvanising Works, Bryngwyn Steel Works; also had interests in other companies including Whitford Steel Sheet and Galvanizing Co.
1922 Incorporated as a public company
1923 August - Acquired the Duffryn Steel and Tin Plate Works, Morriston, Swansea.
1923 Acquired the Dynever Tinplate Works, near Swansea
1925 Patent - Improvements in conveyors for metal or other sheets or other flat articles.
1936 Patent - Improvements in or relating to containers for tin plates or the like.
1937 British Industries Fair Advert for Welsh Tinplate Works. Tinplates, Blackplates, Terneplates**, Galvanising and Sheet Mills. (Engineering/Metals/Quarry, Roads and Mining/Transport Section - Stand No. D.328).