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Huntley, Boorne and Stevens

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November 1968. Lamiplate.

of Woodley, Reading

1832 Business established by Joseph Huntley, Junior as maker of tins for biscuits and also ironmongers.

1902 Public company.

1918 Company made private.

1961 Tin box manufacturers, plain and printed, light engineering products, plastic coated tin plate, aluminium and magnesium. 715 employees.[1]

1967 Listed as a subsidiary of Associated Biscuit Manufacturers.[2]

1968 Prefinished sheet metals (Vinyl to metal) [3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  2. The Times, April 28, 1967
  3. The Engineer of 19th July 1968 p102