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of Weston Road, Crewe
a holding company with subsidiaries engaged in the manufacture of cast iron and steel rolls for the ferrous metal and other metal industries.
1947 a new company, Midland Rollmakers Limited, was formed to build a new plant on a green-field site at Crewe. The new plant came into production in 1951. Work was gradually transferred to Crewe from the West Bromwich and Wolverhampton plants, which were closed.
1952 Acquired Miller and Co Ltd, makers of rolls for other users than steelworks.
1954 Share issue to fund expansion.
1969 Acquired Johnsons Rolls Limited of West Bromwich.