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Ibbotson Brothers and Co Ltd. of Globe Steel Works, Alma Street, Sheffield.
1809 Company founded.
1855 Exhibited edge tools at the 1855 Paris Exhibition
1872 Private company. The company was registered to acquire a business of steel manufacturers. 
1891 Advert. Steel of every description. 
1901 Railway Buffer Manufacturers. 
1914 Manufacturers of steel, railway specialities etc. Employees 1,000. 
1961 Steel manufacturers specialising in nuts, bolts, buffers, springs, piles and saws.