Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 150,722 pages of information and 235,205 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

British Vita Co

From Graces Guide

of Middleton, Manchester.

1949 Vitafoam Ltd. was founded by Norman Grimshaw at Glen Mill, Oldham.

1967 British Vita Co incorporated as a Limited Company to acquire the share capital of Vitafoam.[1]

1968 Vitafoam acquired Cooper Plastic Foams Ltd., maker of foam underlays.[2]

1968 Acquired the Clyde Rubber Works Co.[3]

2020 Company trading. Claim 2,800 employees across 37 sites in 14 countries.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, March 7, 1969
  2. The Times, January 24, 1968
  3. The Times, May 9, 1968