Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 144,387 pages of information and 230,176 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
1976 The 5 main divisions were:
1987/8 Completed the disposal of all the manufacturing operations.
1993 Reed International PLC and Elsevier NV merged to form Reed Elsevier which operated through two jointly owned companies: Reed Elsevier Group plc (which owns the publishing and information businesses); and Elsevier Reed Finance BV (which owns the financing activities).