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Wright, Butler and Co. Ltd., Gowerton, near Swansea, steel manufacturers and colliery owners.
Wright, Butler & Co. was registered on 29 December 1887 (and formed in March 1889) 
Although to be more precise Wright Butler & Co were steel manufacturers and colliery owners who also had an interest in the Pont-y-moel tin-plate works as well as other related businesses.
1892 The Pont-y-moel tin-plate works was restarted by E. P. and W. Baldwin in conjunction with Wright, Butler and Co. The business relationship between Alfred Baldwin and Colonel Roper Wright later led to a fusion of their business interests.
Although Beck’s name does not often appear in connection with Wright & Butler he was just as active as his eponymous partners and apart from being an important shareholder Beck was also actively involved in their various other enterprises, like the Landore Blast Furnaces and the Swansea Hematite Iron Co. 
By 1896, Elba Colliery was again producing coal and was in the hands of Wright, Butler and Co, employing 83 men.
1897 Sales catalogue of properties to be auctioned at Wright, Butler and Co's depot foundry, 27th and 28th Sept 1897.
1902 By this time, Wright, Butler and Co incorporated Elba Steel Works, Gowerton; Landore Blast Furnace and Steel Works near Swansea; Cwm Avon Iron and Steel Works, Port Talbot; Primitive and Monges Iron Ore Mines; Aberbaiden Colliery, Port Talbot.