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Brentford Nylons

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of Brook Lane North, Great West Road, Brentford, Middlesex.

1959 Founded by an Armenian immigrant Kaye Metrebian.[1]

1968 Announced plans for a £24m nylon plant at Cramlington, Northumberland.[2]

1976 Acquired by Lonrho.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, December 16, 1976
  2. The Times, February 3, 1968
  3. The Times, July 7, 1976