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GKN Fasteners

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1983.
1983.

Note: this is a sub-section of GKN

GKN Fasteners of Woden Road, West Lings Hill, Wednesbury, West Midlands, WS10 7TT.

1975 GKN formed a new sub-group of the company, chaired by Oscar Hahn, called GKN Fasteners. This brought together GKN's European manufacturing units involved in fasteners, builders hardware and allied products[1]

1977 Retailers and Distributors included:

1982 Due to falling demand, the screws and fasteners division was merged with the fastener distribution business, trading under the name GKN Fasteners[2]

See Also

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  • DIY Fasteners Handbook by GKN published March 1977 digitally available in SMCL.

Sources of Information

  1. The Times February 19, 1975
  2. The Times, December 3, 1982