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1935 Private company.
1945 Name changed.
1946 Company made public.
1951 Reconverted to private company.
1954 Name changed.
1959 Name changed.
By 1960 was a subsidiary of Hawker Siddeley
1961 550 employees:
Agricultural Division: Grass and grain driers and cubing machines for animal food.
Building Division: Purpose made curtain walling, horizontal sliding windows, aluminium buildings and structural work, cowl extractor ventilators and ventilating shutters.
Faith Bumper Service Division: Renovation and replating of bumpers for the motor trade.
Norstel Scaffolding Division: Manufacture of tubular scaffolding and fittings in light alloy and steel. Scaffold hire and erection service.
Norstel Mining Division: Turmag boring machines, Norlloy-Prochar roof bars, shearer drums and coal ploughs.
Sewage and Water Treatment Division: Design and manufacture of sewage treatment plant, aircraft toilet servicing equipment and light alloy reservoir covers.
1968 Queen's Award to Industry for Technological Innovation