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Rylands-Whitecross

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Maker of wire ropes, of Warrington

1973 British Steel sold its carbon- and mild-steel wire-making activities at Warrington (Rylands and Whitecross) and at Middlesbrough (Dorman Long) into a new company Rylands-Whitecross, jointly owned by Tinsley Wire Industries and British Ropes[1]

The company is now a subsidiary of Carrington Wire.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Aug 17, 1973