Samuel Groves are a Birmingham-based manufacturer of kitchen equipment. Started in 1817 they initially making brass candlesticks. By the 1870s, production had expanded to electroplated teapots and trays and it started to become a significant exporter in the 1910’s and are still going strong. They are traditional manufacturers and every product is still hand-finished. They have been a manufacturer in Birmingham for close to 200 years, some of the skills that are used in the factory today have been used all throughout those 200 years.