The firm was expanding despite an economic recession.
The firm had been investigating ways of manufacturing ductile iron which was lighter but as strong as cast iron. John Dudley is quoted.
An employee working on a plug for a valve for the oil platform on Shell’s Brent C field.
There were fears that the works might close under British Steel Corporation rationalisation plans.
Installation of a rolling mill. The Brockhouse Group, West Bromwich, is mentioned.
Flotation valves used for positioning an oil platform in the orth Sea (Beryl Field). Mobil and the Shetlands are mentioned.
One of the first foundries in Britain to be converted to natural gas. West Pakistan, Algeria, France and Holland are mentioned.
A new injection moulding machine.
David Eaton with Joe Cox.