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of Netherton, Dudley, Worcs.
1890 Company founded
1935 Became public company formed as Barton and Sons
1938 Name changed
1961 Group manufacture conduit tubes and fittings, drop forgings, press forgings, bolts, nuts, aluminium castings, steel shot and grit, buckles, springs, spring washers, hand tools and magnetic seperaters, structural steel work. 2,500 employees
1969 Still quoted public company
By 1973 Was a member of the Barton Group