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of Beacon Works, Hospital Street, Birmingham. (1945)
of Beacon Works, Friar Park Road, Wednesbury, Staffs. (1951)
Manufacturers of 'Clipper' and 'Beacon' products.
1901 Company founded.
1909 Private company.
1961 Stampers and pressers, manufacturing brass, aluminium and plastic curtain rails, stair carpet holders, horticultural brass ware and brass chain. 
1974 Wednesbury factory employed 500 people with a further 70 being employed at an associated works in Cannock. 1,500 separate catalogue items in regular production in brass.