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of Ancoats, Manchester
1870 Company founded.
1935 Private company.
1937 Revolving shutter manufacturers. 
1954 Company made public.
1961 Manufacturers of roller shutter doors, collapsible gates, concrete garages, sliding door gear, metal rolling grilles, nylon rolling grilles, fire doors, hand lifts, electric lifts, "Bi-Fold" doors, platform lifts, rubber doors, ornamental iron work, sliding shutter doors and "up and over" doors. 1,000 employees.