«1968 1969 1970 »

Product Development Centre opened

The new centre at Shotwick on the outskirts of Shotton Works has three units, Design and Engineering, Field Development and Product Research, to assist customers and potential customers with advice and practical help on the use of sheet steel products.

Globe Ironworks at Stalybridge closes, ninety seven years after the iron plaque announcing its establishment was nailed over the entrance. The buildings have been bought by a plastics firm.

British Steel Corporation reports of a loss of £22m. for 1968