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December 1962.

Lantor of Rumworth Mill, Bolton

Maker of non-woven fabrics, for use as inter-linings in clothing. A joint venture of Tootal and West Point Manufacturing Co

1961 Albert E. Reed and Co established a joint venture, Aerlan, with Lantor to research methods of making non-woven fabrics using paper-making techniques to speed up production[1].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jan 21, 1961