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of Clapham Rd, London SW9
Part of London Merchant Securities
1969 Sanitas Trust changed its name to Carlton Industries; interests in batteries (Tungstone Products), beauty preparations, brushes, engineering products, pharmaceutical products, plastic mouldings, print and packaging material, sanitation and cleaning, soap
1972 The stake in Rimmel was sold
1981 A majority of the interest in the company was acquired by Hawker Siddeley
1984 Hawker Siddeley acquired the remainder of the shares in the company; its particular interests were in the the car battery parts of the group; it also acquired a majority interest in Invergordon Distillers