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of Ledson Road, Wythenshawe, Manchester, maker of injection moulded plastic products
Business founded by Maurice Robin, making children's pencil boxes
1965 Development of large components, such as glass-reinforced plastic bodies for cars, was foreseen by Rolinx
1965 ICI took a substantial minority stake. Rolinx entered a 3-year "know-how" agreement with S. Smith and Sons (England), who wanted to incorporate plastic injection moulding in their Witney plant; Rolinx would provide mould design and advice on economic operation
Part of Caradon Plastics
1987 The factory at Banbury made injection-moulded plastic bumpers for the motor industry, being sole supplier for various Rover models. The Manchester factory made moulded plastic components for a range of customers including Ford, Servis, Hotpoint and Flymo