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Wellman Seaver Rolling Mill Co

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Specialist in rolling mill work, especially production of weldless tubes, of Willenhall?

Subsidiary of Wellman, Smith, Owen Engineering Corporation

1924 Wellman, Smith, Owen Engineering Corporation increased its interests in the company; investment at Willenhall facory to increase capability to build heavy equipment for weldless tube manufacture[1].

1935 The directors were considering transferring the work from Wellman Seaver Rolling Mill Co to the parent company, and then liquidating it[2].

1950 The work of Wellman Seaver Rolling Mill Co was transferred to the parent company[3].

1965 Wellman Engineering was divided into 5 major groups, one of which was Wellman Machines which included Wellman Rolling Mills[4].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 24 June 1924
  2. The Times 13 December 1935
  3. Mark The Times, 29 September 1950
  4. The Times, 9 August 1965