of Blackfriars House, Parsonage, Manchester, 3. Telephone: Manchester, Blackfriars 8181. Cables: "Bleach, Manchester"
1900 Association formed, an amalgamation of about 60 bleachers, mostly in Lancashire.
1900 The company was registered on 7 June, to acquire and amalgamate numerous firms and companies engaged in the bleaching trade. 
1900 Founded; advert for investment in debentures in the Association..
1935 Acquired joint interests with the Calico Printers Association (CPA) in concerns in Egypt.
1939 Acquired joint interests with CPA in concerns in India.
1947 British Industries Fair Advert for: Bleaching; Dyeing; Printing; Mercerising; Finishing - of all Classes of Cotton Piece Goods, Linens and Rayons. Two famous Bleachcraft finishes: Bleacraft 'Sanforized' Shrunk and Tebilized tested, Crease Resistant Organdie and Sheeting Finishes. (Textiles Section - Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stand No. 312b) 
Sources of Information
- from original photograph owned by David Robinson
- The Times (London, England), Monday, Jul 23, 1900
- The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
- Yorkshire Herald, 23 July 1900
- 1947 British Industries Fair Advert 242; and p33
- The Times, Dec 16, 1964