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Amalgamated Cotton Mills Trust

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1919 Formed from the merger of:[1]

1920 Acquired:[2]

1959 Acquired the British Van Heusen Co.[3]

1959 The company announced the closure of its Mill Hill Spinning Co, Haslam Spinning Co and Acme Spinning Co subsidiaries.[4]

1962 Acquired J. F. and H. Roberts.[5]

1962 Company name changed to the British Van Heusen Co.[5]

1962 Acquired Hogg and Mitchell.[6]

1963 Viyella acquired the British Van Heusen Co.[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, December 4, 1919
  2. The Times, December 15, 1920
  3. The Times, September 25, 1959
  4. The Times, September 26, 1959
  5. 5.0 5.1 The Times, January 12, 1962
  6. The Times, September 1, 1962
  7. The Times, November 15, 1963