West Midlands manufacturer liquidated after losses

A Birmingham manufacturer which once boasted an £11m turnover and a staff of 130 has been liquidated.

Dowding & Plummer, which made industrial flooring cleaning machines, could trace its roots back to 1946 and initially started as a small motor repair business and eventually began making its own range of floor polishing machines old under the Victor brand name.

The company called in insolvency and restructuring firm CVR Global after a period of losses and its premises on Stockfield Road in the city was sold ... For the full story register now for free or login below...