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Davis Service Group

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1991 Godfrey Davis (Holdings) changed its name to Davis Service Group; the business included automotive retail and industrial services[1]

1993 Acquired HSS Hire Service Group[2]

2002 Acquired the Nordic support services operator Sophus Berendsen

2003 Sold HSS to its management[3]. Concentrated on providing services to industry covering towels and hand cleaner for washrooms, doormats and linen for hotels and hospitals.

2010 Name of the group was changed to Berendsen[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times September 20, 1991
  2. The Times, April 8, 1993
  3. The Times, December 17, 2003
  4. The Times, November 3, 2010