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Weldless Steel Tube Co

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1969. Walking-beam furnace and stretch-reducing mill.
1969. Rotary-hearth furnace heating blooms for piercing.

of Rotton Park Street, Icknield Port Road, Birmingham (1908)

of Wednesfield, Staffs (1937)

1872 Business was founded.[1]

1899 The company was registered on 22 June, to take over the business of a company of the same name, which had been carried on for many years previously as a private partnership. [2]

1924 Owing to reasons of health Mr. William U. Jackson was obliged to retire from his position as chairman and managing director of that company, but decided to remain a director. Arising out of the foregoing, the following new appointments were made:- To be chairman, D. C. Lloyd; to be managing director, R. E. Moynihan.[3]

1937 Steel tube manufacturers. [4]

1941 Was a member of the Steel Tube Advisory Centre of Tube Investments[5]

1954 New rolling mills installed by Tube Investments at Desford and Wednesfield[6]

1968 Stretch-reducing mill installed by Loewy Robertson Engineering. Both are part of the TI Group. [7]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1969/11/06
  2. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  3. The Engineer 1924/12/12
  4. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  5. The Times, Mar 25, 1941
  6. The Times Nov 16, 1954
  7. The Engineer of 12th January 1968 p58