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of Smethwick, Staffordshire.
1924 Public company.
1927 Name changed.
1929 Name changed.
1958 New works established in Cardiff and design offices in various parts of Britain
1960 Supplied a range of steel products for concrete reinforcement, including for the Sydney Opera House
1961 Manufacturers and suppliers of steel bars and fabric mesh for concrete reinforcement, high tensile steel wire and strand for prestressed concrete. Designers of all types of reinforced and prestressed concrete structures. 750 employees.