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of Oldbury (registered office Knighton, Powys (1994))
1987 Name changed to Benson Group
1990 Start of rationalisation and reorganisation
1991 Sold the assets and IPR of Bamfords International, forage box business, to Foster Sales, as part of a move to exit agricultural machinery and concentrate on engineering (but why was that still a subsidiary in 1994?)
1993 Sold Wolverhampton Pressings Ltd
1994 Acquired Diffusion Environmental Systems Ltd
1994 Active subsidiary companies included:
1997 After disposal of 2 subsidiaries, restored dividend; the company major on "environmental controls"