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of Chuckery Foundry, Walsall, and Phoenix Foundry, Lichfield
1888 Company established.
1903 Incorporated as a limited company.
1914 Ironfounders. Specialities: small repetition work, fine annealed castings, electrical and speciality soft work. 
1920 Acquired by the Bather family
1946 Floated as a public company with majority family holding.
1965 Light grey iron founders; reported business at similar level to previous year
1967 Sir Frederick Scopes, chairman, expressed concern about the competition expected from the soon-to-be nationalised steel industry.
1967 63rd AGM
1979 First non-foundry acquisitions
1979 Acquired the Solenoids and Regulators
1987 Profits rising
1999 Acquired Russell Ductile Castings
2007 Name changed to Chamberlin plc