Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 150,104 pages of information and 235,416 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Barton Group

From Graces Guide

Previously Barton and Sons

1963 Jackson, a member of the Barton group of companies, would manufacture zip fasteners under licence from the French company, Prestil[1].

1965 Barton Conduits, a member of the Barton group of companies, had success in its export drive[2]

1969 The quoted public company was still Barton and Sons

1977 Staveley Industries owned a "protective stake" in Barton and Sons[3]

After 1981 the public quoted company was Barton Group[4]

1982 Barton Group included[5]:

  • Barton Conduits, of Walsall
  • Barton Abrasives, of Wolverhampton
  • Barton Aluminium Foundries, of Birmingham

1983 Caparo Industries had acquired Staveley's stake in Barton Group of Birmingham, makers of tubing and provider of industrial services and engineering, and then bought the remainder[6]

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Sep 23, 1963
  2. The Times, Aug 12, 1965
  3. The Times, Apr 21, 1977
  4. The Time, Sep 14, 1981
  5. The Times, Jan 14, 1982
  6. The Times, May 12, 1983

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