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Committed to the Future

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In order to move in step with commercial trends, we have undertaken important strategic rebranding exercises throughout our evolution.

Our new brand name, Total Carbide, reflects our incorporation into Versarien plc which joins us to companies from many different fields and engineering disciplines. Because of this wide base of capabilities, we have become a truly global player and can now provide that important personal service around the world.

Hoybide
Teco
   
1937
Austin Hoy set up a company to
manufacture mining equipment
Late 1930's
Teco set up in Peckham, London to manufacture Tungsten light filaments
 
1950s
Austin Hoy commenced manufacture of Tungsten Carbide
1947
New factory built at Kings Cross, London
 
1958
Austin Hoy purchased by Anderson Strathclyde
 
1960
Hoybide formed to manufacture
Tungsten Carbide products
Late 1965
Richard Lloyd purchased Teco
 
1967
Moved to current site in
Princes Risborough
Late 1968
Teco moved to Tenbury Wells
 
Late 1972
Moved to new factory in Tenbury Wells
 
1989
Hoybide purchased by ISG
Late 1989
Teco purchased by Howle Holdings
   
1991
Hoybide purchased by Howle Holdings
   
1997
Opened purpose built powder preparation area
   
2000
Hoybide and Teco merged to form Howle Carbides Ltd
 
 
2006
Howle Carbides Ltd incorporated into Elektron PLC
 
 
2009
Howle Carbides Ltd rebranded as Total Carbide Ltd
 
 

Total Carbide

2013
Acquired by Versarien plc