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of Bridgend and Sheffield, paper maker.
1966 Peter Dixon and Son with Inveresk, Wiggins Teape, and Smith and Nephew, set up British Tissues through Associated Tissues, to provide a British source of tissues to compete with the American imports
1973 Peter Dixon and Son and Inveresk sold their shares in British Tissues to Finnish companies Serlachius and Oy Nokia.
Maker of paper handkerchiefs, toilet paper, and Dixcel kitchen towels.
1979 Serlachius sold its shares to Oy Nokia
1980 Wiggins Teape sold its half share in Associated Tissues to Smith and Nephew who thereby controlled 50 percent of British Tissues.