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Blanket and cloth Manufacturers, of Moderna Mills, Mytholmroyd, near Halifax, Yorks. Telephone: Mytholmroyd 175. Cables: "Moderna"
1872 Business founded by Thomas Ratcliffe.
1916 Incorporated as a private company
1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of "Moderna" Lambswool Blankets, guaranteed 5 years Mothproof, Fadeless, Unshrinkable, Odourless. Coloured, White or Bordered. Retail and Export only. High-class Woollen and Mixture Cloths for women's and children's outerwear. Makers-up only. (Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stand No.266) 
1951 Public company incorporated
c.1968 Name changed to Moderna Moderna Ltd.
1969 Introduced Warp Knitting machines.
1970 Introduced Continental down-filled quilt.
1976 Acquired by Sona Consultants who planned to close the old mill at Mytholmroyd and use another building to house modern and reconditioned production equipment but were unable to gain the funds they needed.