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Newport Wire Mills, Middlesbrough.
1866 Company established.
1899 Incorporated as a limited public company. The company, Richard Hill and Co (1899) was registered on 18 March, to acquire the business of steel wire drawers, of a private company entitled Richard Hill and Co.
1914 Wire manufacturers, rollers of wire rods, bars, strip and hoops. Speciality: gun wire
1941 Name changed.
1947 Name changed.
1961 Reinforced concrete engineers, wire drawers and manufacturers of "Maxweld" reinforcement fabrics. 319 employees.