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Glanmor Foundry Co

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Glanmor Foundry rolling mill stands driven by Foden engine, now at Kidwelly Industrial Museum

of Llanelli (Llanelly)

A set of rolling mill stands from a tinplate works is now on display at Kidwelly Industrial Museum

1930 Advert 'GLANMOR FOUNDRY CO LTD.
GLANMOR FOUNDRY Co., Ltd., LLANELLY, S.Wales. ROLLS MACHINE GROUND : CAST IRON AND STEEL ROLLS FOR BAR MILLS.
SPECIALISTS IN SHEET AND TINPLATE MILLS AND ROLLING MILL PLANT OF EVERY DESCRIPTION.
STEEL CASTINGS UP TO 2O TONS.
CAST IRON FLYWHEELS TO 160 TONS.
ANNEALING POTS ELECTRICALLY AND HAND WELDED.' [1]

1942 'Pioneer of Industry Retires
Mr. W J. Rees, Uplands, Llanelly, one of the founders of the Glanmor Foundry Company, Ltd., Llanelly, has resigned the position of managing director of the company, which he held for 42 years. He will be succeeded by Mr. Sam Evans, Wolverhampton. Associated with the Glanmor Foundry Company is the firm of Thomas and Clement, iron founders, Llanelly. The combined interests were recently merged under the title of Glanmorfa Foundry and Engineering Company. Ltd.'[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Western Mail, 4 August 1930
  2. Western Mail - Saturday 14 November 1942