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 150,676 pages of information and 235,204 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.

Coopers Plastic Foams

From Graces Guide
October 1962.

A member of the Cooper Group of Companies.

1960 Formation of the company

1962 Factory at Brynmawr (see advert)

1962 Bought the former Stamford Commercial Mill, Ashton-under-Lyne, as an additional factory in Lancashire for expansion.[1]

1964 Factory at Wren Nest Mill, High Street West, Glossop.[2]

1968 Acquired by Vitafoam, from Cooper and Co (Birmingham).[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, September 17, 1962
  2. London Gazette 17 April 1964
  3. The Times, January 24, 1968