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Dorman Long (Chemicals)

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of Port Clarence, Middlesbrough, a subsidiary of Dorman, Long and Co

1954 Dorman Long and Company became a holding company on 2 October. The Holding and Realization Agency sold all of the shares in the company to the public[1].

Supplied benzole and napthalene and other chemicals, by-products of the coke ovens of Dorman, Long (Steel) Ltd. The main chemical works was at Clarence[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 4 January 1956
  2. The Times, Jan 06, 1961