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Waterford Wedgwood

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1986 Agreed take-over of Wedgwood china group by Waterford Glass[1]

1998 Acquired Rosenthal (of Germany) [2]

1999 Acquired an interest in Royal Doulton[3]

2004 Took full control of Doulton[4]

2005 Closed the Dungarvon, Co Waterford factory

Headquarters are now in Co. Waterford, Eire.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, October 09, 1986
  2. The Times September 03, 1998
  3. The Times, November 20, 1999
  4. The Times, May 05, 2005
  • [1] Waterford Wedgwood Website