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of Porthill, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffs.

  • 1912 Private company.
  • 1961 Ironfounders and engineers, manufacturing metal fabrications, silica brick making machinery, castings, and coking and materials handling plants for gas, steel and coal industries; also manufacturers of specialised press tools and forgings. 250 employees. [1]

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