Dunlop GRG Division
Note: This is a sub-section of Dunlop Rubber Co
The General Rubber Goods Division of Dunlop, of Manchester.
1933 the General Rubber Goods Division was one of the 4 divisions of Dunlop.
By 1966 was manufacturer of a wide range of rubber-based products for industry including printers' blankets and rubber-to-metal bonded components for industry; a new factory was built at Skelmersdale
1967 In a joint venture with Dracone Developments, with funding from the National Research Development Corporation, Dunlop had produced the Dracone barge, a flexible towable vessel for transporting liquids by sea
1969 The Chemline Services unit had developed a novel anti-corrosion product
1974 Major rise in sales achieved, including printers' blankets, solid tyres for fork lift trucks, low loaders and rotary plant, and marine safety equipment
Sources of Information
- The Times, 16 December 1925
- The Times, June 5, 1970
- The Times, Aug. 31, 1966
- The Times 28 April 1967
- The Times Feb. 6, 1968
- The Times, Dec. 5, 1969
- The Times Nov. 5, 1974