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Ross and Catherall

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Manufacturer of special steels, of Sheffield

1978 reported profit margin over 20 percent[1]

1981 Acquired Trucast, one of its customers[2]

1989 Public company.[3] Producers of superalloys for the aerospace industry.

1989 Acquired by Vickers to broaden its connection with the aerospace business[4]

By 2001 was part of Vickers Turbine Components when it was sold by Rolls-Royce[5]

Became part of RCG Holdings.[6]

2001 RCG Holdings acquired Daniel Doncaster and Sons.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jun 29, 1978
  2. The Times, Mar 25, 1981
  3. The Times, February 07, 1989
  4. The Times, October 25, 1989
  5. The Times January 03, 2001
  6. The Times, May 01, 2001