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of Templeborough Works, Sheffield. Telephone: Sheffield 41241. Cables: "Solidity, Sheffield"
1918 Private company.
1919 Company made public.
1920 At time of public sale of shares, claimed to be "largest manufacturer of table cutlery in the world"; consisted of a number of companies which had been amalgamated into this company:
to which would be added:
By linking these businesses, the company hoped to achieve economies of manufacture from vertical integration and investment in new machines., including steel plant and rolling mills.
1922 Recognising that retailers were making a substantial margin on the company's products, another company was established, Sheffield Steel Products (Stores) Ltd, to establish and operate retail establishments in various parts of the country
1923 Capital reconstruction instituted as the only alternative to winding-up
1925 Major reorganisation had been implemented; clear break established with the Stores business; the company would concentrate on the wholesale trade
1926 Produced a new type of refuse-collecting tipping trailer and the Sheffield Corporation trialled it. It was a modification of the H.B. trailer, and was designed with the object of rapidly collecting and discharging refuse.
1927 The Stores business was put into voluntary liquidation
1929 Capital reduction
1929 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Cutlery and Tools, Stainless Steel Table Cutlery, all Metal Cutlery, Electroplate, Spoons and Forks, Canteens and Cabinets, Pocket Knives, Garden Shears, Saws, Edge Tools, etc. Magneto Magnets, Telephones, Meters. (Stand No. J.35) 
1936 Created new public company Armstrong, Stevens and Son Ltd which it sold to Messrs Victor Riley and John Harper Bean (for further on him see A. Harper, Sons and Bean) who then sold shares to the public.
WWII Made 12 million solid-handled knives, 2 million clasp knives, as well as files, permanent magnets, wire cutters, as well as saws, edge tools, etc
1961 Manufacturers of magnets, files, tools, cutlery, stampings and pressings. Brass and coppersmiths and metal spinners.