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Manufacturer of precision engineering, machine tools and supplier of cleaning services, of West Bromwich
1947 Company founded by Thomas Hampson Silk
Manufacturing generating plant
1966 Company listed on London Stock Exchange
By 1968 was a subsidiary of Hampson Jig Tool and Automation
1970 Last report of the company under the name of Hampson Jig - presumably renamed Hampson Industries
1997 Acquired Arabis PLC Machining Group.
2004 Acquired Texstars Inc.
2005 Acquisitions of Coast Composites Inc and Lamsco West Inc
2006 Won contract to supply components for the American Eclipse personal jet
2007 Acquire Composites Horizons, Inc.
2007 Dispose of Lattimer Limited and I. S. Parts International Inc.
2008 Acquire Odyssey Industries Inc. and Global Tooling Systems Inc.
2010 Disposal of Hampson Precision Automotive
2011 Disposal of shims businesses
2012 Placed in administration