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Thames Paper Co

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of Thames Mills, Purfleet, Essex. T.A.: Boards, Purfleet

  • 1886 Company established.
  • 1902 Incorporated as a limited company.
  • 1914 Manufacturers of box boards and mill wrappers. Specialities: paper box boards used in the making of folding and rigid boxes, for bookbinders' and printers' use, mill wrappers and "Fiberite" packing cases used as a substitute for wood boxes. Employees 400. [1]
  • 1922 Listed Exhibitor. Manufacturers of Paper Boards for Folding and Rigid Boxes; "Fiberite" Packing Cases; "SX" Ply-Board for lining ceilings and walls. (Stand Nos. K.102 and K.136) [2]

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