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of Rolfe Street, Smethwick, West Midlands. Telephone: Smethwick 1234/5. Telegraphic Address: "Droforg, 'Phone, Birmingham".
1904 Business established, presumably becoming part of A. Harper and Sons
1933 Acquired by Hadfields
1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Drop Forgings for the Automobile, Electrical, Textile and Agricultural Machinery and General Engineering Trades. (Stand No. D.518).
1937 Manufacturers of drop forgings.
1961 Manufacturers of drop forgings for automobile, railway, electrical, armament and other industries, in a range of material comprising steel, alloys and non-ferrous metals. 1,000 employees.
1963 Company bought by GKN.