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1927 Padley and Price, Ltd. specialists in manufactures from stainless steel, of Hill-street, Sheffield, transferred their business to Birmingham, where they took over a works covering two acres. The change was not due to any dissatisfaction with Sheffield, but to the fact that the firm was unable to obtain in the city either a site or unoccupied premises which suited its requirements for extended productive capacity and future expansion. The firm was a pioneer in applying stainless steel to the manufacture of scores of different articles.