Rical Group, founded by Byron Head, whose manufacturing history started at British Steel in 1958, is now Chairman and Owner of the Birmingham based Rical Group, in 1978 Byron joined and then developed William Mitchell Ltd a company which he later brought and grew into the Rical Group we know today along with further acquisitions - Bacol, AvonPDC, H A Light, Copeland & Jenkins, Mitchell Grieve, S J Fellows, Taurus Engineering and others.
Byron is a keen champion of Manufacturing and takes close responsibility for the day to day running of the Rical Group with its manufacturing sites spread around the United Kingdom.
Away from Manufacturing, Byron, was the former High Sheriff of the West Midlands during 2008/09, and remains Deputy Lieutenant of the West Midlands he is also a Freeman of the City of London and member of the Worshipful Co of Gunmakers.
The Rical Group is made up of the following companies:
Fellows, Deep Drawn Pressings, Metal Pressings & Fabrications - Wolverhampton UK
Mitchell Grieve, Industrial Needles (Textile) - Leicester UK and USA
AvonPDC, Zinc and Aluminium Diecastings - Birmingham UK
Taurus Engineering, Sheet Metal Fabrications - Lancing UK
William Mitchell, Fine Blanking, Metal Pressings - Smethwick UK
H A Light (Findings), Jewellery Findings - Smethwick UK
Priory Products. Jewellery Findings - Bramford UK