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of District Works, Smethwick, Staffs
1867 Company established.
1892 Incorporated as a limited company.
1894 Commenced manufacture of close joint tubes.
1898 Began manufacturing fencing.
1914 Steel rolling mills, close joint and electric welded tube mills, fencing manufacturers. Employees 350. 
1967 One of the larger steel re-rollers not subject to nationalisation