J. and A. D. Grimond
of Bow Bridge Works and Maxwelltown Works, Dundee. Also at Holt Town Works, Manchester
1840 Company established.
1867 Erected Bowbridge Works on the northern outskirts of the town. Makers of carpets, matting, rugs, etc.
1892 Incorporated as a limited company.
1914 Jute spinners, manufacturers and merchants. Specialities: hessians, bags, burlaps, floorcloth and linoleum canvas, cotton and linen oilcloth, tarpaulins, twines, yarns, cords and ropes, jute brussels, velvets, tapestry, kidder, Dutch, mattings, prints and twilled carpets, rugs and squares, webbing curtains, wall decorations and autofabrics. Employees 3,000. 
1917 Advert. Jute spinners and manufacturers.