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1987 P. and W. MacLellan, an agricultural parts supplier, was taken over by entrepreneur Philip Ling. The company then acquired Haden Group in a reverse take-over and Haleworth Holdings, both private companies. The new group would be known as Haden MacLellan Holdings.
Made several acquisitions and disposals.
1996 Acquired Industrial Fastener Supplies
1999 Continued fall in business for its painting systems, process engineering and fasteners
2006 Voluntarily wound-up