The factory originally dates back to 1839 when Robert Barringer took over a mustard mill in rock valley before a merger in the 1930s created the Metal Box name we have all become so familiar with.
Metal Box employed thousands of Nottinghamshire residents over the years until production eventually ceased in 2010.
We have trawled the archives and unearthed this series of pictures from the 60s and 70s of parties and events at the factory in its heyday.
Have a look through and see if you can spot any familiar faces.
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Heading back to 1968 and employees being presented with Long Service Awards. Do you recognise any familiar faces?
A visit by then mayor, George Carter, in 1967.
One from a children's party in the 60s - can you spot anyone you know?
Heading to the 70s and a drivers' presentation from 1971 - can you spot any familiar faces?