Mobile service designed to eliminate human error from on-site testing of chains, hooks and other lifting equipment.
Charitable donation from Wheway Becker to Walsall Manor Hospital after the firm prepared to shut down. Mike Ball and the FKI group are mentioned. Nurse Helen Hartram is shown along with some of the workers and one of the special syringe pumps which their
The firm opened a plant for the heat treatment of chains used in the mining industry. Shown in the photograph with his finger on the starting button is Trevor Massey of British Coal, along with Ron Firth (right) and Tony Williams. Jim Coupe is also quoted
John Handley checking the operation of a new computer controlled machine which helped to speed up output.
The photograph shows Joseph Bloomer, working for his cousin, Harry Bloomer.
Mr W. Lee (right) and Bernard Harrison examining a polished chain before it was despatched.
Rachel Hickman demonstrating the old way of making chain.
Jim Homer, Harold Smith and W. Haynes making stud link cable chain.
The firm was probably the only firm in the country to still make chains by the side welding method. The photograph shows (left to right) W. Ward, A. Ward and R. Edwards welding the wrought iron link together with a double hafted hammer.