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Firth Rixson

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of Sheffield, specialist engineers

1987 Woodhouse and Rixson merged with Johnson and Firth Brown Ltd to form Firth Rixson Ltd.

1989 Sold the centrispinning business of Firth Vickers Foundry to Triplex Lloyd[1]

1997 Acquired Barworth Flockton, specialist steel maker, and Moss and Gamble Brothers, open die forgers, from Barworth Holdings[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, July 18, 1989
  2. The Times, December 24, 1997