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of Meriden Street, Birmingham.
1896 Became private company.
1940 Perforated metals. 
1959 Became public company.
1961 Metal perforators, sheet metal workers, galvanisers, metal stockholders and wholesale suppliers to builders' merchants and ironmongers. Products include perforated metals, galvanised and zinc gutters and pipes, garden wheel barrows, coal bunkers and storage bins. 220 employees. 
1969 Ash and Lacy Perforators Ltd.
1995 Acquired C. I. Group
2000 a large proportion of the shares were acquired by Hill and Smith Holdings