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Western Board Mills

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of Treforest Industrial Estate, Pontypridd, maker of mill and fibre boards from waste paper

1939 Established as a private company

1946 Started making components for customers from the boards

1957 Acquired Turner and Co (Cardiff) Ltd

1970 Daniels (Cam) Ltd became a partly-owned subsidiary

1971 Daniels Ltd became wholly-owned

1972 Incorporated as a public company[1]

1985 Acquired by D. S. Smith[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, June 5, 1972
  2. The Times Jan. 4, 1985