Progress Works, Brook Street, Manchester. (1914)
1970 A new selling subsidiary was established in Kenya in 1970.
1971 Renold opened a precision conveyor chain factory in Lille.
1972 In 1970, the company had gained a controlling interest in a firm in Auckland, New Zealand. This began manufacturing worm gear units in 1972, as Renold Christian Ltd.
The 1970s also saw the acquisition of manufacturing bases in the U.S.A. The Ajax Flexible Coupling Co. Inc., of Westfield, New York State, was acquired in 1972, and Atlas Chain and Precision Products Co. Inc., of West Pittston, Pennsylvania, in 1974.
1975 The company introduces GP Motor Cycle Chains.
1998 In December, Renold acquired A. A. Jones and Shipman in the UK, and with it a range of precision production and tool room grinding machine tools, "superabrasive" machine tools from Edgetek in the USA and electronic control systems from Goodwin in the UK.
2000 In March, the company acquired Jeffrey Chain a leading manufacturer of industrial chain in the USA. Jeffrey Chain has strong US brands and established relationships with major US distributors of power transmission equipment and original equipment manufacturers.
2006 Renold employs around 2000 people in more than 23 countries around the world.
2019 The firm has a well-developed website with numerous resources for the researcher. renold.com
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