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Sterling Metals

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of St. Georges Works and Foundry, Northey Road, Coventry

1912 Directory: Listed as Iron, Brass and Aluminium Founders. [1]

1936 Birmid Industries founded; incorporated Sterling Metals[2].

1937 Castings in Elektron (magnesium) and aluminium alloys. [3]. Sterling Metals made Birmid Industries a leader in magnesium foundry work[4].

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Cast iron cylinder blocks and heads. Of Gipsy Lane, Nuneaton. [5]

1982 By now was part of the Birmid Qualcast (Foundries). Specialised in diesel engine blocks and aerospace, missiles, turbine and road wheels.[6]

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