Alex Tough and Son
of Clyde Ropeworks, Drumfrochar Road, Greenock.
1796 Established by Alexander Tough
1937 Rope manufacturers. "Tempest" Super Manila Ropes.
1959 Company incorporated as Tough Ropes Limited
1979 Rope production ceased
1986 Company dissolved
Sources of Information
3. National Records of Scotland BT2/1986/33661