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October 1951. Scotch Boy Masking Tape.
December 1951. Scotch Boy.
April 1952.
June 1953.
December 1953. Scotch Boy.
September 1953. Scotch Boy.
Oct 1956.
Oct 1960.

More generally known as 3M

of Wigmore Street, London (UK office).

1929 Public company.

1961 Manufacturers of abrasive papers and cloths, adhesives, scaling compounds, adhesive and sealers, pressure sensitive tapes, magnetic recording tapes, stain repellers, copying products, reflective products and printing products. 2,000 employees. [1]

The British subsidiary was later known as 3M United Kingdom

1974 Self-adhesive electrical insulating tape introduced known as Scotch 33+.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  2. The Engineer 1974/02/07 p 14.