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November 1957.

of Bigthan Works, High Street, Dunstable, Beds. Telephone: Dunstable 686-7-8. Cables: "Thermo Plastics, Dunstable"

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

1947 British Industries Fair Advert as Manufacturers of Moulded and Fabricated Plastic Materials and Articles. Compression Injection Mouldings, Perspex, Acetate, etc., Aircraft Components, Battery Cases, Accumulators, Bathroom Fittings, Travelware, Fancy Goods, Fluorescent and Electrical Fittings, Radio Cabinets, Furniture, Tableware, Fancy Goods. (Plastics Section - Earls Court, 1st Floor, Stand No. 817) [1]

1970 Was a subsidiary of G. P. G. Holdings; sold 2 plastics businesses, concerned with drainage and sheetlines, to Hepworth Ceramics[2]

1970s Company taken over by Linpac. [3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1947 British Industries Fair Advert 393; and p274
  2. The Times, Nov 28, 1970
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