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 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 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.

International Synthetic Rubber Co

From Graces Guide

Maker of synthetic rubber for tyres, footwear and building materials

Owned by a group of tyre and rubber companies including Dunlop Group, Firestone, Goodyear, Avon, Michelin, Pirelli, North British Rubber, BTR Industries[1]

1956 Company established. The first production plant was at Hythe, Hants

1963 Announced plans for doubling of production capacity, including at the new plant at Grangemouth[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Mar. 25, 1963
  2. The Time, Oct. 7, 1963