Local media has reported that Burnley based bakeware & cookware brand Wham More UK has acquired Firsteel in Brockhurst Crescent in Bescot in UK. Firsteel makes and develops customized prefinished metal. Its production of coil coating is a process applying coating material to coiled metal strip continuously.The business, as part of the Lonrho Group in the 1970s, was originally known as Coated Strip in 1957 and became known as Firsteel Coated Strip in the mid 1980s. In 1997 Firsteel was acquired by British Steel, which subsequently became Corus following British Steel’s merger with the Dutch steel maker Hoogovens. Tata Steel acquired Corus in 2007 and the business remained part of the Tata Steel Group until July 2019. Firsteel was bought in 2019 by William King of West Bromwich. It was the first in the UK to develop a continuously operated coil coating line. This technology has been further developed over subsequent years on the site to achieve market leading coated products supplied to every corner of the globe.Under the Wham brand, What More is the undisputed UK brand and market leader in plastic housewares, storage and garden products. This brand leadership has been achieved by heavy investment in people, product development, state-of-the-art manufacturing machinery, and investment in infrastructure and estate.