Chronology of this group:
- Hans Renold Ltd, up to 1930
- Renold and Coventry Chain Co from 1930 to 1954
- Renold Chains from 1954 to 1967
- Renold Ltd from 1967
1967 Renold plc was the new name given to Renold Chains.
1974 Increased its manufacturing involvement in the USA by buying a near 100% interest in Atlas Chain and Precision Products, West Pittston, Pennsylvania.
1996 Renold aquired the Holset couplings business in Halifax and renamed the company Renold Hi-Tec Couplings.
In December 1998 Renold acquired Jones and Shipman
In March 2000 Renold acquired Jeffrey Chain Corp., a leading manufacturer of industrial chain in the USA
2007 Renold plc buys Hangzhou Shanshui Chain Co. in China to establish a manufacturing base in low cost economy.
2008 Renold plc acquires controlling interest in L. G. Balakrishnan chain manufacturing company in India
Sources of Information
- The Engineer 1974/06/13
-  Company web site