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Thompson and Norris Manufacturing Co

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March 1946.
July 1953.

of Warple Way, Acton Vale, London, W3. (1922)

of Great Western Road, Brentford, Middx. Telephone: Ealing 4555 (5 lines). Cables: "Corrucases, Brentford." Factories at Brentford, Middx; Hayes, Middx; Histon, Cambs; Shirley, Birmingham; Corstophine, Edinburgh. (1947)

1894 The first company in the UK to make corrugated cases, at a factory in Islington[1].

1919 Patent - Improvements in or relating to boxes. [2]

1922 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Corrugated Fibreboard Containers; Corrugated Paper and Corrugated Boards for packing purposes, etc., rolls, sheet, cartons; all colours and grades. (Stand Nos. K.101 and K.137) [3]

1935 Patent - Improvements in or relating to packing cases or the like. [4]

1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Corrugated Paper and Board of Every Description, Corrugated Fibreboard Containers, Boxes and All Kinds of Corrugated Paper Packings. (Earls Court, 1st Floor, Stand No. 627) [5]

1954 Became part of the Reed Group[6]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jul 05, 1955
  2. [1] Wikipatents
  3. 1922 British Industries Fair p79
  4. [2] Wikipatents
  5. 1947 British Industries Fair p274
  6. The Times, Jul 20, 1954