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of Dalton, Thirsk

Structural steel

1978 Formed as Severfield-Reeve

1988 Became a public Company, the name was changed to Severfield-Reeve Plc, and became listed on the USM

1996 Acquired J. N. Rowen Ltd of Nottingham, a long established Company operating in complementary areas. Added further production lines at Dalton.

1999 name changed to Severfield-Rowen Plc reflecting the acquisition of Rowen Structures.

2001 creation of Fabsec Ltd., a joint venture with industry partners, providing beams with bespoke web openings. Added a plated-section processing line at Dalton. Acquired Watson Steel Structures of Bolton from AMEC.

2005 Acquired Atlas Ward Structures

2007 Acquired Fisher Engineering, a major construction steel fabricator based in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland

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Sources of Information

  • [1] Company web site