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Bowaters Building Products

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Presumably successor to Bowater Associated Industries

1969 New organisation formed by Bowater Paper Corporation. Acquired F. Hills and Sons and Londall Holdings[1]

1973 Acquired Rippers and James Wheeldon and Sons[2]

1984 Still operational [3]as part of Bowater Industries

1993 Acquired the remainder of MiTek, US maker of metal fittings for constructing timber frames[4]

1994 The unit owned MiTek and Zenith Windows[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Apr. 10, 1970
  2. The Times Aug. 20, 1973
  3. The Times , Oct. 18, 1984
  4. The Times Jan. 5, 1993
  5. The Times Nov. 5, 1994