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Jarrow Metal Industries, of Western Road, Jarrow
1937 Incorporated as a private company
1937 Sir John Jarvis acquired the whole of the share capital of Jarrow Metal Industries, and of Sir W. G. Armstrong Whitworth and Co. (Ironfounders), in order to relieve unemployment on Tyneside.
1937 The heavy roll activities and steel foundries were at Jarrow
1953 Name of Sir W. G. Armstrong Whitworth and Co. (Ironfounders) Ltd. changed to Armstrong Whitworth (Metal Industries) to reflect more closely the nature of the business. On 4 December became a public company and acquired the remainder of the shares in Jarrow Metal Industries Ltd that it did not already own.