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Associated Chemical Companies

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of Brotherton House, Leeds[1]

of Urlay Nook, Eaglescliffe

1958 The name of the holding company of British Chrome and Chemicals was changed to Associated Chemical Companies[2]

1959 New sulphuric acid plant constructed at Eaglescliffe by Power-Gas Corporation[3]

1961 Acquired Farmers Co, an old established unquoted company which produced chemical fertilisers and feeds[4]

1964 Acquired Mays' Chemical Manure, a private company[5]. Decisions to close the Rutherglen and Bolton plants with transfer to work to Eaglescliffe[6]. New sulphur dioxide plant to be built at Bromborough[7]

1965 Take-over by Albright and Wilson[8]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jun 21, 1958
  2. The Times, May 07, 1958
  3. The Times , Sep 25, 1959
  4. The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Apr 26, 1961
  5. The Times, Feb 28, 1964
  6. The Times, Aug 10, 1964
  7. The Times, Oct 28, 1964
  8. The Times, Feb 12, 1965