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Manufacturers and suppliers of steel wire and wire products, of Warrington
1885 Company founded.
1937 Steel wire manufacturers: Fircone Steel Wire. 
1950 Became part of Firth Cleveland
1953 Part of Firth Cleveland group when it was incorporated
1972 GKN acquired Firth Cleveland
1974 K. G. Hann became chairman in succession of Mr R. Ripley who remained on the board. Mr M. H. Williams, director-in-charge of Wire and Nail Division at GKN, joined the board.