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Hicking Pentecost and Co, of Nottingham, bleachers, dyers and suppliers to lace and other textile industries
c.1900 Company founded
1946 Company incorporated to acquire several companies in Nottingham. Public offer of shares. Companies acquired included:
all in the Nottingham area.
1989 The company was still described as a textile group when 14.8 percent of its shares were acquired by Robertshaw Holdings
1990 The company was described as a diversified group (clothing manufacture to steel forgings)
1993 The textiles to specialist-products group was ungeared and seeking acquisitions
1997 Described as specialist industrial threads company