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Wardle Storeys

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Specialist manufacturer of plastic sheet

1984 Public company; previously Bernard Wardle and Co; public offer of shares[1]

Acquired the Brantham factory of BXL Plastics, which continued to make celluloid, as one of only three surviving manufacturers in the world, the other sites being in Japan and Italy.

1986 Took over RFD with view to selling on parts of the diversified group[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Nov 08, 1984
  2. The Times, July 30, 1986