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Kent Alloys

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June 1944
November 1947.
December 1947.
January 1952.

Kent Alloys of Rochester.


1939 Established by Short Brothers (Rochester and Bedford) Ltd as a wholly-owned subsidiary to handle that company's activities in non-ferrous metal casting[1]

By 1957 was a subsidiary of Birfield Industries

1967 GKN acquired Birfield

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Dec 13, 1939