Bakelite Xylonite (BXL), of Manningtree, Essex
Several sales and mergers took place in the 1960s and 1970s
1977 The Brantham site was in turn purchased by Storey Brothers and Co of Lancaster, formerly a major commercial rival.
1977 The Cascelloid Division was at Abbey Lane, Leicester, and Plenmeller Works, Haltwhistle and West Street, Stamford.
The Brantham site now operates as part of the Wardle Storeys, manufacturing limited quantities of xylonite using traditional processes and equipment until the 1980s.
1982 The Cascelloid Division continued at West Street, Stamford
Sources of Information
- The Times, 25 May 1973
- The Times, 2 October 1973
- The Times, 1 September 1976
- The Times, 17 June 1978