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James Booth Aluminium

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May 1961.
Sept 1962.
October 1962.

James Booth Aluminium of Kitts Green, Birmingham.

Company formed by Delta Metal Co to acquire the aluminium and light alloy interests of its subsidiary James Booth and Co[1]

1960 Kaiser Aluminium and Chemical Corporation took a 50 percent interest in the company

1960 Ordered the largest aluminium rolling mill in Europe

1965 Jointly owned subsidiary of Delta Metal Co and Kaiser Aluminium and Chemical Corporation of USA[2]

1968 New tension levelling line built for James Booth Aluminium by AEI-Herr

1968 Alcan Industries bought the 50 percent share owned by Delta Metal Co[3]

1970 Formation of Alcan Booth Industries from merger of Alcan Industries and James Booth Aluminium[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Feb 19, 1960
  2. The Times, Feb 11, 1965
  3. The Times, Oct 02, 1968
  4. The Times, Mar 17, 1970