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L and P Plastics

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L&P Plastics of Margate, maker of thermoplastic pipes for the building industry

1955 Michael Collins formed London and Provincial Plastics[1]

1963 Acquired by Reed Paper Group[2]

1971 Part of the Reed's Building Products Division

Part of Caradon Plastics

1987 Produced a wide range of small mouldings from a range of plastics with customers including Black and Decker, Kimberley-Clark and Rowenta (UK) as well as other companies in the Caradon group[3].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, December 12, 2008
  2. The Times, December 12, 2008
  3. The Times June 22, 1987