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Firth-Derihon Stampings

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November 1926.
November 1957. Drop Forgings.
November 1958.
May 1961.
July 1962.
Sept 1963.
May 1964.
Advert in French.

Firth-Derihon Stampings Ltd. of Sheffield.

Owned by Thomas Firth and John Brown

1919 Private company.

1937 Drop forgers and stampers. "B N C", "B N D" Alloy Steels. "F.D.V.I." Alloy Steels. [1]

1959 Increased capacity at Darley Dale Works. Large consumer of special steels produced by Thomas Firth and John Brown.[2].

1961 Manufacturers of drop forgings, stampings and pressings in high stress, heat resisting alloys for aircraft and automobile industry and nuclear power stations. 650 employees. [3]

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