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British Heat Resisting Glass Co

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April 1935.
1949. Phoenix.

Maker of Phoenix heat resisting glass, of Bilston

1956 Developed electrical method of metal glass which involved passing an electric current through the glass[1]

1964 Acquired EMI's interest in Davey and Moore, maker of heat resisting scientific glassware[2]

1966 The company was acquired by United Glass[3]

1969 Negotiations took place to sell the company to James A. Jobling and Co[4] [5] but by end of 1969 the company had been closed[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, May 08, 1956
  2. The Times, Jan 13, 1964
  3. The Times, Mar 29, 1966
  4. The Times, May 13, 1969
  5. The Times, May 12, 1970
  6. The Times, Oct 16, 1970