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Lloyds (Burton)

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November 1950.
February 1952.
January 1953.
November 1954.
November 1957.

of Burton-on-Trent

By 1987 was the last of the 3 foundries of F. H. Lloyd and Co

Became part of Triplex Lloyd

Although Lloyds (Burton) was trading profitably, by 1989 it was no longer relevant to the Triplex Lloyd strategy. When an offer was received from William Cook, Triplex Lloyd was therefore willing to dispose of the business. Lloyds (Burton) was at the time of its acquisition the second largest steel castings producer in the United Kingdom after Cook.

1990 Maker of steel castings for valves, engineering etc. Acquired by William Cook; Triplex retained the tube spinning part of the business [1]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times January 18, 1990
  • Competition Commission report 1990