Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,393 pages of information and 233,518 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
of 39 Well Street, Bradford.
1898 The Bradford Dyers' Association was formed as a limited public company for the purposes of acquiring c.20 companies engaged in the Bradford Piece Dyeing Trade, accounting for about 90 percent of the trade.
Acquired the following companies:
1900 The Association brought a case against Isaac Bury, the trade name of John and Jos. Wharton, for infringement of the Schreiner patent for giving cloth a gloss-like finish; the defendants relied on prior patents which meant that there was no new art.
c.1961 Jointly with Sun Chemical Corp of USA, established Warwick Chemical (Yorkshire).
1969 Sun Chemical Corp acquired the minority interest that it did not own in Warwick Chemical.