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Burman and Sons Ltd. of Kings Norton, Birmingham; of Ryland Road, Birmingham. (1938)
1871 Company founded.
1897 Private company.
1933 Burman and Sons Limited, manufacturers of horse and barbers' clippers, sheep shearers, motor cycle gear boxes and steering gears, Ryland road, Edgbaston 
1953 S. F. Burman, M.B.E., Managing Director, Burman and Sons, Ltd
1955 Acquired by Vono Industrial Products.
1960 Acquired Kieft Cars
1961 Manufacturers of motor and motorcycle accessories. 1,500 employees. 
1965 Supplied about 40 percent of the steering units required by the British motor trade
1986 Major reduction in staffing at Burman due to fall in demand for its products and delivery problems .