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Brillo Manufacturing Co

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Brillo Manufacturing Co of Great Britain Ltd, Frimley Green, Camberley, Surrey

Makers of Brillo Pad

1917 The Brillo Manufacturing Co was selling packaged boxes of six pads and a separate bar of soap.

1930s The soap began to be sold with the soap contained within the pad.

1962 The company merged with Purex Industries.

1985 The Dial Corporation bought Purex Industries.

1997 The Dial Corporation sold Brillo to Church and Dwight.

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Sources of Information

  • [1] Brillo website