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Metalrax Group

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Metalrax Group plc produce and market the majority of bakeware sold in the UK, together with associated ranges of kitchen accessories to both retail and commercial markets. Complementary products include microwave cookware, wine racks and wooden and plastic housewares

Metalrax Group was formed as a Public Limited Company and floated on the Stock Exchange in March 1964 through the amalgamation of four companies.

By 1979 the Group had grown to eighteen companies, through a combined strategy of selective acquisitions of successful engineering businesses and consistent organic growth. This was also the year that the Group decided to diversify, acquiring the first company in the Consumer Durables Division.

In June 2008 the Group relisted on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) as part of its planned strategy for growth.

The company owns the following:

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Sources of Information

  • [1] Company web site