Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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1942 The first two-ply tissue was developed at St. Andrew Mills from a concept of disposable handkerchief made for Harrods

1955 St Andrew Mills was acquired by Bowater

1956 One of the products of the joint venture Bowater-Scott

1986 Bowater-Scott was sold to Scott Paper

1995 Kimberly-Clark purchased Scott Paper.

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