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of Bush House, Aldwych, London, WC2. Also at Birmingham, Manchester and Glasgow.
1926 Acquired an interest in a Birmingham foundry.
1929 The Northern Aluminium Co started to manufacture the Rolled On (R.O.) Closure in the UK
1930 Built a factory at Banbury for the manufacture of aluminium circles and sheets
By 1935 its West Bromwich works turned out 100 million closures per year
1937 Aluminium and aluminium alloys. "Noral" Paste for Paint.
1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers
WWII with government support built a fabrication works at Rogerstone, Mons., which was purchased by the company in 1946
1950 Installed large continuous strip-rolling mill
1958 Raised capital by issue of new shares; the parent company, Aluminium Ltd, took up half of the shares
1960 Installed new wide hot rolling mill at Rogerstone