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J. and J. Cash

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Cash's of Coventry.

1840s John and Joseph Cash began to make silk ribbons.

1857 Factory built at Kingfield, Coventry.

1857 Houses with steam-power built at Coventry. [1]

1860 Company began to manufacture narrow frillings and woven labels for clothes manufacturers.

1870s Woven name tape produced using Jacquard looms.

1956/1961 - J. and J. Cash Ltd., Share Acquisitions of narrow fabric weaving companies in Coventry:[2]

1976 Company becomes part of Jones Stroud.

1984 Company moves to Torrington Avenue, Coventry. [3]

1999 Management Buyout, Company becomes part of Composite Materials Technology plc (CMT).[4]

2014 January. Company goes into administration.[5]

2014 February. Management Buyout, Company becomes Cash’s Apparel Solutions (UK) Limited, backed by Hong Kong-based 'The Jointak Group', previously a key supplier to Cash’s.[6]

2008 Company still in operation in Coventry.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1857/04/17
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  • Trademarked. A History of Well-Known Brands - from Aertex to Wright's Coal Tar by David Newton. Pub: Sutton Publishing 2008 ISBN 978-0-7509-4590-5
  • [1] Cash's Website